Washington Park Reads
Washington Park Reads is a private book club.
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- September 15 at 3:30: War on Peace by Ronan Farrow
- October 20 at 3:30: A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson
- November 17 at 3:30: The Fabric of Civilization by Virginia Postrell
- December (Date and time TBD): The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
- January 19 at 3:30: The Cigar Factory by Michele Moore and Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon
- February 16 at 3:30: Hamnet by Maggie Merrell
- March (Date and time TBD): The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
- April 20 at 3:30: Cold Millions by Jess Walters
A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and IndieBound bestseller
Finalist for the Colby Award
A new, revised and updated edition of a modern classic of foreign policy, a harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership, by the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service.
This stunning companion to Kate Atkinson's #1 bestseller Life After Life, "one of the best novels I've read this century" (Gillian Flynn), follows Ursula's brother Teddy as he navigates an unknown future after a perilous war.
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
The story of humanity is the story of textiles—as old as civilization itself.
From one of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950s.
Winner of the 2016 David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction, Michele Moore's entrancing debut novel, harkens back to an era when the legendary fishermen of Charleston's Mosquito Fleet rowed miles offshore for their daily catch.
"This fully animated portrait of Nancy Wake . . . will fascinate readers of World War II history and thrill fans of fierce, brash, independent women, alike."
--LISA WINGATE, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
“Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life ... here is a novel ... so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe
A NEW YORK TIMES & NATIONAL BESTSELLER
A BEST BOOK OF 2020
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post - O, The Oprah Magazine - TIME Magazine - NPR - Financial Times - New York Post - Kirkus Reviews - Harper's Bazaar
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER
“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post