Branch Book Groups

The Branch has four book groups:  AM Lit, PM Lit, AM Non-Fiction and PM Non-Fiction.  Scheduled dates and books for all three books are listed below.

The AM Lit Interest Group generally meets the 1st Friday of each month at 9:30 AM.  Locations are announced in Twigs.   If you have questions, email Jean.

The PM Lit Interest Group meetings are generally scheduled for the 3rd Monday evening of each month at 7:00 PM.   Locations are announced in Twigs.   If you have questions, email Phyllis.

The AM Non-Fiction Interest Group generally meets every other month, on the 4th Wednesday at 10:30 AM.  Additional information will be announced monthly in Twigs.  If you have questions, email Sue.

The PM Non-Fiction Interest Group generally meets every other month, on the 4th Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM.  Additional information will be announced monthly in Twigs.  If you have questions, email Ewa.

For those of you who try to keep up with more than one group, following is an integrated list of books selected for 2018-2019. Check Twigs each month for meeting locations. 

Book Group

AM Lit 

PM Lit

AM Non-Fiction

 

AM Lit

PM Lit

PM Non-Fiction


AM Lit

PM Lit

AM Non-Fiction

PM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

PM Lit

PM Non-Fiction


AM Lit

PM Lit

AM Non-Fiction


AM Lit

PM Lit

PM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

AM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

PM Lit

PM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

PM Lit

AM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

PM Lit

PM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

PM Lit

AM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

PM Lit

PM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

PM Lit

AM Non-Fiction

AM Lit

PM Non-Fiction

AM Non-Fiction

PM Non-Fiction

 

 

 

 

Meeting Date*

June 1, 2018 

June 18, 2018

June 27, 2018

 

July 6, 2018

July 16, 2018

July 25, 2018


August 3, 2018

August 20, 2018

August 22, 2018

August 22, 2018

September 7, 2018

September 17, 2018

September 26, 2018


October 5, 2018

October 15, 2018

October 24, 2018


November 2, 2018

November 19, 2018

November __, 2018

December 7, 2018

December __, 2018

January 4, 2019

January 21, 2019

January __, 2019

February 1, 2019

February 18, 2019

February __, 2019

March 1, 2019

March 18, 2019

March __, 2019

April 5, 2019

April 15, 2019

April __, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 20, 2019

May __, 2019

June 7, 2019

June 17, 2019

June __, 2019

July 12, 2019**

July __, 2019

August __, 2019

August __, 2019

Book for Discussion

Book Selection Meeting and Pot Luck Luncheon

Book Selection Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner (6:00 PM)

Can’t Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions
by Sharon Begley


The Other Einstein
by Marie Benedict

Frankenstein (3rd Revision) by Mary Godwin Shelley

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Book Selection and Luncheon

Book Selection Meeting

The Stars on Fire by Anita Shreve

Outline by Rachel Cusk

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis

An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

 

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

 

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

 

Pachinko by Min Lin Lee

Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes

 

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

 

The Redbreast by Jo Nesbo

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

 

Frankenstein by Mary Godwin Shelley

Moses, Man of the Mountain by Zora Neale Hurston

 

Book Selection Meeting and Pot Luck Luncheon

Book Selection Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner (6:00 PM)

 

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

 

Book Selection and Luncheon

Book Selection Meeting

*          Check Twigs each month to confirm meeting date and  book.
**        Special date due to holiday.

Availability of Books
The Glen Ellyn Public Library will have the following month’s books available. Books are due the day following the meeting. When you check out one of our books at the second floor information desk, please be sure to let the librarian know which book group the book is being held for (AAUW AM, PM or Non-Fiction).

The Wheaton Public Library will arrange for an inter-library loan for any book, upon your request but will not keep track of our book lists.To buy a book for an upcoming book group meeting, consider patronizing The Book Store, 475 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. They offer a 10% discount for book group purchases. You can call them to check on availability (630/469-2891) or contact them through the Book Store’s web page is www.justthebookstore.com.

If you purchase books on Amazon, please designate AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch, NFP for an Amazon Smiles donation. Just login to Amazon Smiles, select our branch as your charity, then proceed with your purchase.