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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 January 21 for a discussion of fashion icon Diana Vreeland's autobiography D.V.

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

New York magazine feature: "The Divine Mrs. V"

WWD, 8/15/2011: Women's Wear Daily on the legacy of D.V.

NPR, 9/17/2009: "Three Books for Frugal Fashionistas"

We're in the news! The Island City Book Club is featured in the December 17 issue of the Wilton Manors Gazette!

Plan ahead to join the Island City Book Club for discussion of these selections:
  • February 18: The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles / Katherine Pancol
  • March 18: No Regrets, Coyote / John Dufresne

The author is scheduled to visit the library for our book club meeting! In the meantime, you can watch his TED talk, "How to Write a Story."

  • April 15: Stiltsville / Susanna Daniel
  • May 20: The Art Forger / B. A. Shapiro
  • June 17: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry / Gabrielle Zevin

Past book club selections include the following works: 

  • 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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