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West LA Book Club

2016 Reading List

Jan. - “The Buddha in the Attic” by Julie Otsuka (Fiction--145 pages)(Winner, Pen/Faulkner Fiction Award; Finalist, National Book Award)

Feb. - “In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette” by Hampton Sides (Non-fiction-489 pages)

Mar. - “A Handful of Dust” by Evelyn Waugh (Fiction-288 pages)

Apr. - “An Unnecessary Woman” by Rabih Alameddine (Fiction-304 pages) (Finalist, National Book Award)

May - “The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom” by Jonathan Haidt.  (Non-fiction-320 pages)

Jun. - “The Emigrants” by W.G. Sebald, Author, and Michael Hulse, Translator. (Fiction-260 pages)

Jul. -  “Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune” by Bill Dedham and Paul Clark Newell, Jr. (Non-fiction-512 pages)

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