Downtowners Book Group: Previous Selections

April 2015 Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff

March 2015 The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

February 2015 Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

January 2015 Possession: A Romance by A.S. Byatt

November 2014 Margot by Jillian Cantor

October 2014 Cartwheel by Jennifer duBois

September 2014 The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman

August 2014 Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittoriao by Amara Lakhous

July 2014 Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

June 2014 The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell

May 2014 House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East by Anthony Shadid

April 2014 Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda

March 2014 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

February 2014 The Princess Bride by William Goldman

January 2014 The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

November 2013 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

October 2013 Citizens of London by Lynne Olson

September 2013 True Grit by Charles Portis

August 2013 Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

July 2013 Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell

June 2013 The Dead by James Joyce

May 2013 Brick Lane by Monica Ali

April 2013 The Submission by Amy Waldman

March 2013 The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir by Domingo Martinez

February 2013 Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

January 2013 In the Heat of the Night by John Ball

November 2012 Tinkers by Paul Harding

October 2012 The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

September 2012 Just Kids by Patti Smith

August 2012 Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

July 2012 A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cosse

June 2012 Why Read Moby-Dick? by Nathaniel Philbrick

May 2012 The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

April 2012 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard

March 2012 Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

February 2012 City of Thieves by David Benioff

January 2012 In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

November 2011 Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

October 2011 The Good Soldiers by David Finkel

September 2011 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

August 2011 Almost Dead by Assaf Gavron

July 2011 The Help by Kathryn Stockett

June 2011 So Much for That by Lionel Shriver

May 2011 My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor

April 2011 Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

March 2011 Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

February 2011 Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

January 2011 The Road by Cormac McCarthy