The Open Fiction Book Group

Current and future selections:

January 26: Make a Wish But Not For Money, by Suzanne Strempek Shea (with the author)
February 16: The Illusion of Separateness, by Simon Van Booy
March 16: An Untamed State, by Roxanne Gay
April 20: On Hurricane Island, by Ellen Meeropol (with the author!)

Past selections: 

Fugitive Pieces, Ann Michaels
The Dew Breaker, Edwidge Danticat
A Century of November, W.D. Wetherell (with the author)
Banishing Verona, Margot Livesey (with the author)
Easter Island, Jennifer Vanderbes
The Garden of Martyrs, Michael C. White (with the author)
Bel Canto, Ann Patchett
Blue Water, Manette Ansay
The Unfinished Novel and Other Stories, Valerie Martin (with the author)
Specimen Days, Michael Cunningham
Lighthousekeeping, Jeannette Winterson
Disgrace, J. M. Coetzee
Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Monique and the Mango Rains, Kris Holloway (with the author)
The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai
An Ornithologist’s Guide to Life, Ann Hood
The History of Love, Nicole Krauss
Karma and Other Stories, Rishi Reddi (with the author)
Lost and Found, Jacqueline Sheehan (with the author)
Servants of the Map, Andrea Barrett
The Whole World Over, Julia Glass (with the author)
Birds in Fall, Brad Kessler
The Family Diamond, Edward Schwarzschild (with the author)
Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Kindred, Octavia Butler
The Law of Dreams, Peter Behrens
The Last Town on Earth, Thomas Mullen
March, Geraldine Brooks (with the author)
Martyrs' Crossing, Amy Wilentz
Like Trees, Walking, Ravi Howard
Third Girl From the Left, Martha Southgate
A Little Love Story, Roland Merullo
Those Who Save Us, Jenna Blum
Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones
Soul Catcher, Michael White (with the author)
The Art of Seeing, Cammie McGovern (with the author)
The Air We Breathe, Andrea Barrett
Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
Ordinary Wolves, Seth Kantner
The Folded World, Amity Gaige (with the author)
Mudbound, Hillary Jordan
City of Thieves, David Benioff
Burnt Shadows, Kamila Shamsie
Now and Then, Jacqueline Sheehan (with the author)
Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing, Lydia Peelle
I See You Everywhere, Julia Glass (with the author)
The Reluctant Daughter, Lesléa Newman (with the author)
A Golden Age, Tahmima Anam
Sonata for Miriam, Linda Olsson
Little Bee, Chris Cleave
The Writing on My Forehead, Nafisa Haji
The Family Man, Elinor Lipman (with the author)
Into the Beautiful North, Luis Alberto Urrea
Outside the Ordinary World, Dori Ostermiller (with the author) 
The Quickening, Michelle Hoover
The Crying Tree, Naseem Rakha
The Color of Lightning, Paulette Jiles
Driftless, David Rhodes
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, Heidi Durrow (with the author)
House Arrest, Ellen Meeropol (with the author)
The Murderer's Daughters, Randy Susan Meyers (with the author)
Black Water Rising, Attica Locke (joint meeting with Crime Club)
Quiet Americans, Erika Dreifus
Picking Bones from Ash, Marie Mutsuki Mockett
Day for Night, Frederick Rieken (with the author)
Secrets of Eden, Chris Bohjalian (with the author)
The Widower's Tale, Julia Glass
Last Child, John Hart (joint meeting with the Crime Club)
The Call, Yannick Murphy
This Road Will Take Us Closer to the Moon, Linda McCullough Moore (with the author)
Growing Up Delicious, Marianne Banks (with the author)
Mr. Peanut, Adam Ross
Small Wars, Sadie Jones
Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem (joint meeting with the Crime Club)
Picture This, Jacqueline Sheehan (with the author)
The Submission, Amy Waldman
Girl Held in Home, Elizabeth Searle
Binocular Vision, Edith Pearlman
The Bells, Richard Harvell
October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard, Leslea Newman (with the author)
Running the Rift, Naomi Benaron
The Red Thread, Ann Hood (with the author)
All This Talk of Love, Christopher Castellani
Haven's Wake, Ladette Randolph
The Borrower, Rebecca Makkai
Offspring, Michael Quadland
The Lola Quartet, Emily St. John Mandel
Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter
The Dog Stars, Peter Heller
The Cutting Season, Attica Locke (joint discussion with the Crime Club)
Layla, Celine Keating (with the author)
Spider in a Tree, Susan Stinson (with the author)
The Obituary Writer, Ann Hood
A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki
Life After Life, Kate Atkinson
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Anthony Marra
The Comfort of Lies, Randy Susan Meyers
White Dog Fell From the Sky, Eleanor Morse
Keepsake Self Storage, Marianne Banks (with the author)
In the Time of the Butterflies, Julia Alvarez
Jump and Other Stories, Nadine Gordimer
The Drop, Dennis Lehane (with the Crime Club)

 

Please purchase the books in the store to receive the discount. 

$17.95
ISBN-13: 9780991427567
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Pfp Publishing, 10/2014

$14.99
ISBN-13: 9780062248459
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Harper Perennial, 7/2014

An Untamed State (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780802122513
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat, 5/2014

On Hurricane Island (Paperback)

$16.95
ISBN-13: 9781597093002
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Red Hen Press, 3/2015