And the Winner Is...Book Club

2019

August - The Friend by Sigrid Nunez (2018 National Book Award for Fiction)

July - Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie  (2018 Women's Prize for Fiction)

June - The Stone Sky by N. K. Jemisin (2018 Hugo Award for Best Novel; Nebula Award for Best Novel; Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel)

May - Indecency by Justin Phillip Reed (2018 National Book Award in Poetry)

April - Less by Andrew Sean Greer (2018 Pulitzer Prize)

March - Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel  (2018 Seiun Award)

February - No Time to Spare by Ursula K. LeGuin  (Hugo Award for Best Related Work; PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay)

January - Small Country by Gael Faye (Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction)

2018

December - Citizen by Claudia Rankine  (2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry)

November - The English Patient  by Michael Ondaatje (1992 Booker Prize; 2018 Golden Man Booker Prize)

October - One! Hundred! Demons! by Lynda Barry (Alex Award 2003)

September - Crux:  A Cross-Border Memoir by Jean Guerrero (2016 PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers Prize)

August- Crux:  A Cross-Border Memoir by Jean Guerrero ( PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers Prize)

July - Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Aspen Words Literary Prize 2018;  Kirkus Prize (shortlist); Man Booker Prize (shortlist) 2017)

June - An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro (The Guardian's 100 Best Novels; 1986 Whitbread Book of the Year Award)

May - The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu (2015 Hugo Award)

April - The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani (2016 Prix Goncourt)

March - Known and Strange Things:  Essays by Teju Cole (2017 PEN Award Finalist)

February - Out by Natsuo Kirino (Grand Prix for Crime Fiction in Japan 1998, Edgar Award Nominee 2004)

January - Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami (Kafka Award 2006)

2017

December - Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward (2017 National Book Award)

November - LaRose - Louise Erdrich (National Book Critics Circle)

October - Jane Steele  by Lyndsay Faye (Edgar Award)

September - God in Pink by Hasan Namir (LAMBDA)

August - The Fox was Ever the Hunter by Huerta Muller (PEN /Translation)

July - The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin (Hugo Award) 

June - Tuesday Nights in 1980 by Molly Prentiss (Pen/Robert W. Bingham Prize)

May - Moonglow by Michael Chabon (ALA Carnegie Melon Finalist) 

April - The Vegetarian by Han Kang  (Man Booker International)

March -The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney (2016 Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction)

February -  Barbarian Days:  A Surfing Life by William Finnegan (2016 Pulitzer Prize for Biography/Autobiography)

January - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (2016 National Book Award)

2016

January - Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson (2016 National Book Award)

February - Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

March - The Green Road by Anne Enright

April - Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish (PEN/Faulkner Winner)

May - A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson (Costa Award Winner)

June - The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen  (Pulitzer Prize Winner and ALA Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction)

July - Dreamland:  The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones (National Book Critics Circle Award Winner)

August - Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh (2016 Man Booker Prize longlist)

September - Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer (Nebula Award Winner)

October - A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk(shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize)

November - The Sellout by Paul Beatty (2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction; 2016 Man Booker Prize winner)

December - Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy (Longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize and the winner of the 2016 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature)

2015 

January - The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

February - Euphoria by Lily King 

March -  Lock-In by John Scalzi

April - Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

May - Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

June - Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Hector Tobar

July - Suspended Sentences: Three Novellas by Patrick Modiano

August - How to Be Both by Ali Smith

September - Family Life by Akhil Sharma

October - A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

November - And West Is West by Ron Childress

December - The Tuner of Silences by Mia Couto

2014

September -  Lost for Words by Edward St. Aubyn

October - The Good Lord Bird by James McBride 

November - The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

December - Farewell, Fred Voodoo:  A Letter from Haiti by Amy Wilentz