Book Clubs :: Long List for 2022-2023

Long List of Book Selection Options for 2022-2023
Long List of Book Selection Options for 2022-2023

The years are flying. It doesn’t feel like it has been that long since posting last year’s book club long-list and subsequent short-list, but here we are again!

As usual, there are too many good suggestions, making trimming this list of 31 down to 10 a demanding task. This means I’d love your input! What have you read from the list below that would make for a wonderful book club discussion?

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa
Bewilderment by Richard Powers
Black Cake by Charmagne Wilkerson
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stagner
Fires of Autumn by Irene Nemirovsky
Gray Bees by Boris Dralyuk
Honor by Thrity Umrigar
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
Memphis by Tara Stringfellow
Passing by Nella Larson
Siren Queen by Nghi Vo
The Candy House by Jennifer Egan
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The Correspondents by Judith Mackerell
The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock
The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
The Dirty Parts of the Bible by Sam Torod
The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict
The Pioneers by David McCollough
The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
Travels with George: In Search of Washington & His Legacy by Nathaniel Philbrick
True Biz by Sarah Novick
Twentymile by C. Matthew Smith
Violetta by Isabelle Allindean
We are not Like Them by Jo Piazza and Christine Pride

Come back in a week or so when I announce our book club’s short list!

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