Longitude Book Club Past Reading Selections
Here are the past reading selections of the Longitude Book Club since its inception.
May - Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
April - Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera
March - Ties by Domenico Starnone
February - Dear Fang, with Love by Rufi Thorpe
January - The Blue Between Sky and Water by Susan Abulhawa
December - Hunting Season by Andrea Camilleri
November - Little Princes by Conor Grennan
October - In the City of Gold and Silver by Kenize Mourad
September - Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekback
August - The Door by Magda Szabo
July - Gun Street Girl by Adrian McKinty
June - Sweetland by Michael Crummey
May - In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
April - One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus
March - Two Old Women by Velma Wallis
February - The 7th Woman by Frederique Molay
January - Walking Home by Simon Armitage
January - Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala
February - River of Dust by Virginia Pye
March - A Marker to Measure Drift by Alexander Maksik
April - There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister's Husband, and He Hanged Himself by Ludmila Petrushevskaya
May - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
June - The Other Language by Francesca Marciano
July - Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman
August - The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine by Alina Bronsky
September - The Rhythm of Memory by Alyson Richman
October - She Weeps Each Time You're Born by Quan Barry
November - Blindness by Jose Saramago
December - The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal
January: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
February - The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
March - Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
April - The Long Ships by Frans Gunnar Bengtsson
May - The Garden of Burning Sand by Corban Addison
June - Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art by Carl Hoffman
July - A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
August - Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo by Anjan Sundaram
September - The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
October - Midnight in Peking by Paul French
November - The People in Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
December - The Black Count by Tom Reiss
January - Tastes of Paradise by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
February - The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
March- I Will Have Vengeance by Maurizio DeGiovanni
April - The River of Doubt by Candace Millard
May - Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
June - When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
July - The Round House by Louise Erdrich
August - Bound in Venice: The Serene Republic and the Dawn of the
Book by Alessandro Marzo Magn
September - A Hundred Flowers by Gail Tsukiyama
October - The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
November - The Cellist of Sarajeva by Steven Galloway
December - The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
January - Call Me by Your Name by Andre Aciman
February - Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
March - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillip Sendker
April - Escape fromCamp 14 by Blaine Harden
May - Empires of the Indus by Alice Albinia
June - Divorce Islamic Style by Amara Lakhouse
July - Zulu by Caryl Ferey
August - The Foreign Correspondent by Alan Furst
September - Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
October -The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen
November - Last Man in Tower by Aravind Adiaga
December - The Polish Boxer by Eduardo Halfon
December 28 - Purge by Sofi Oksanen
November 23 - The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea
October 26 - The Truth About Love by Stephanie Laurens
September 28 - The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
August 24 - That Mad Ache and Translator, Trader by Francoise Sagan, translated by Douglas Hofstadter
July 27 - Between Assassinations by Aravind Adiga
June 22 - Then We Saw the Flames by Daniel Hoyt
May 25 - Laughing Without an Accent by Firoozeh Dumas
April 27 - The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
March 23 - The Size of My World by Joan Silber
February 23 - The Proof of the Honey by Salwa Al Neimi
January 26 - Gourmet Rhapsody by Muriel Barbery
December 22 - "Flight" by Sherman Alexie.
November 24 - "How the Soldier Repairs the Gramaphone" by Sasa Stanisic.
October 27 - "Lost City Radio" by Daniel Alarcon.
September 22 - "Unaccustomed Earth" by Jhumpa Lahiri.
August 25 - "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Diaz.
July 28 - "The Complete Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. The group had originally selected "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" as their July book, but decided to swap with the more timely "The Complete Persepolis," which was originally slated for August.
June 23 - "My Name is Red" by Orhan Pamuk.
May 26 - "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight" by Alexandra Fuller.
April 28 - "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga.
March 24 - (Sweden): "Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name" by Vendela Vida
February 24 - (South Africa + Iran): "The Pick Up" by Nadine Gordimer
January 20 - (China + Russia): "Russian Concubine" by Kate Furnivall
December 23 - (Latin America): "100 Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
November 25 - (Germany): "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Diane Ackerman
October 28 - (Russia + Early America): "Away" by Amy Bloom
September 23 - (China): "Saving Fish From Drowning" by Amy Tan
August 26 - (India+): "Karma & Other Stories" by Reshi Redi
July 22 - (Mexico): "Bless Me, Ultima" by Rudolpho Anaya
June 24 - (France): "Suite Francaise" by Irene Nemerovsky
May 27 - (South Africa): "Southern Cross" by Jann Turner
April 22 - (Italy): "The Almond Picker" by Simonetta Hornby
March 25 - "Words Without Borders" by Samantha Achnee, Alane Salierno and Dedi Felman.
February 26 - "The Map of Love" by Ahdaf Soueif.
January 22 - "Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee" by Meera Syal.
December 27 - "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.
November 27 - "The Orientalist" by Tom Reiss.
October 23 - "Kitchen" by Banana Yoshimoto.
September 25 - "Crescent" by Diana Abu-Jaber.
August 28 - "Southern Cross" by Jann Turner.
July 24 - "Serving Crazy with Curry" by Amulya Malladi.
June 26 - "Saving the World" by Julia Alvarez.
May 22 - "The Russian Debutante's Handbook" by Gary Shteyngart.
April 24 - "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" by Lisa See.