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Island City Book Club
Book cover imageThe Island City Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the Richard C. Sullivan Public Library of Wilton Manors, at 6:30 p.m.

Join us on April 16 for a discussion of Jane Smiley's novel A Thousand Acres.

Learn more about our April selection at the publisher's website.

The New York Times book review

Also, join us on May 21 for a special meeting of the Island City Book Club!

Miami-based author Debra Dean will visit Wilton Manors Public Library to discuss her novel The Madonnas of Leningrad. Accolades for this novel include New York Times Editors Choice; American Library Association Notable Book; and Booklist Top 10 Novels of 2006.

Learn more at the publisher's website.

Past book club selections have included the following works of fiction and nonfiction: 
  • The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan
  • Defending Jacob by William Landay
  • Leela's Book by Alice Albinia
  • The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
  • Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
  • The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani
  • Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
  • Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Killing Mister Watson by Peter Matthiessen
  • A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy
  • Swamplandia! By 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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