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Island City Book Club
book cover imageThe Island City Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the library on the third Wednesday of each month. Join us on April 15 for discussion of Stiltsville, Susanna Daniel's award-winning novel about three decades in a community of stilthouses built in the middle of Biscayne Bay.

Learn more about our March selection at the author's website.

Listen to the author's NPR interview, 9/19/2010, "Two First Novels, 10 Years in the Making"

Read The Denver Post, 8/1/2010, book review.

Read an author interview: "No Standard Way: Five Questions for Susanna Daniel" | Pen American Center.

Plan ahead to join the Island City Book Club for discussion of these selections:
  • May 20: The Art Forger / B. A. Shapiro
  • June 17: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry / Gabrielle Zevin
  • July 15: Empires of the Indus: The Story of A River / Alice Albinia

Past book club selections include the following works: 

  • No Regrets, Coyote / John Dufresne
    • Author John Dufresne graciously attended the Island City Book Club meeting on March 19, 2015.
  • The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles / Katherine Pancol
  • D.V. / Diana Vreeland
  • Deck the Halls / Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark
  • The Invention of Wings / Sue Monk Kidd
  • A Walk Across the Sun / Corban Addison
  • Making Rounds with Oscar: the Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat / David Dosa
  • The Fault in Our Stars / John Green
  • True Blue / David Baldacci
  • The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion / Fannie Flagg
  • The Madonnas of Leningrad / Debra Dean
  • A Thousand Acres / Jane Smiley
  • The Bonesetter's Daughter / Amy Tan
  • Defending Jacob / William Landay
  • Leela's Book / Alice Albinia
  • The History of Love / Nicole Krauss
  • Suite Française / Irène Némirovsky
  • The Shoemaker’s Wife / Adriana Trigiani
  • Flight Behavior / Barbara Kingsolver
  • Cutting for Stone / Abraham Verghese
  • My Beloved World / Sonia Sotomayor
  • Tender is the Night / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Killing Mister Watson / Peter Matthiessen
  • A Week in Winter / Maeve Binchy
  • Swamplandia! / Karen Russell

Options for obtaining copies of book club selections include:

Please visit us or contact the Public Library of Wilton Manors at (954) 390-2195 if you have questions about the Island City Book Club. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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