The Literary Lush Book Club

Just for fun, here is the list of books that our “Literary Lush” book club has read. At least the ones I have read too. Most of these were read for the club, but a few were ones I read previously - those posts pre-date the club discussion - and some I read afterward, because I missed the discussion. A few of the books were “optional” second books for a given month that a few of us read.  

 

The Wager by David Grann

A Fever in the Heartland by Timothy Egan

This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

The Thief of Always by Clive Barker

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

Underground by Haruki Murakami

Tomorrow, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

Anesthesia by Kate Cole-Adams

Pandora’s Jar by Natalie Haynes

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

A Mighty Long Way by Carlotta Walls Lanier & Lisa Frazier Page

The Werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore

Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

House of Gucci by Sara Gay Forden

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

Five-Carat Soul by James McBride

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

A Dream Called Home by Reyna Grande

Interview With The Vampire by Anne Rice

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

LaRose by Louise Erdrich

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng 

Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Big Sur by Jack Kerouac

The Man In The High Castle by Philip K. Dick

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Exhalation by Ted Chiang

Broad Band by Claire Evans

Ghost Story by Peter Straub

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie Dao

Deacon King Kong by James McBride

Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente

Bad News by Edward St. Aubyn

Circe by Madeline Miller

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Calypso by David Sedaris

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

There There by Tommy Orange

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Educated by Tara Westover

Stiff by Mary Roach

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne

Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

Never Mind by Edward St. Aubyn

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

Artemis by Andy Weir

Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov 

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry by Frederik Backman

Till We Have Faces by C. S. Lewis

The Big Thirst by Charles Fishman

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

 

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