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All Books Considered Book Club

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Welcome to the 2022 Edition of Maine Public's All Books Considered Book Club! Not a member yet?

Sign up HERE. 

Book Club June/July book selection:
Land of Cockaigne by Jeffrey Lewis  
Reviews 
The Land of Cockaigne book club meeting will be hosted by Jennifer Rooks and will be held on Wednesday July 20 at 7:00 pm. A special event link will be sent to book club members and will be posted here prior to the meeting. Have a question for the author? Send it over to us at fun@mainepublic.org.

Book Club August/September book selection:
Night of the Living Rez by Morgan Talty  
"Night of the Living Rez delivers stories that combine the otherworldly with the everyday in ways that startle and sing. Morgan Talty portrays Maine and his Penobscot characters in language and images both beautiful and inventive. With equal parts humor and haunting, this book will linger."  
—Toni Jensen, author of Carry 

Book Club October/November book selection:
Almost Maine by John Cariani

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Book Club December book selection:
Downeast: Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America by Gigi Georges
Review
"In this remarkable book, Gigi Georges explores the lives of five girls in rural Maine over four years. She catalogs their dreams, longings, and awakenings with sensitivity and tact, revealing both nuanced aspects of character and larger points about the complicated world in which these girls live. Downeast is important, arresting, and engrossing.”
— Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Sign up HERE to join the club! There is no cost to participate — by signing up you will receive updates about what books are up next and information on how to attend each book club meeting.

Maine Public's All Books Considered Book Club is made possible through the generous support of Bull Moose.

These wonderful bookstores are providing a purchase discount to anyone purchasing an All Books Considered book club title while Maine Public is featuring each specific title:

View our archived All Books Considered Book Club events!

Season Two
Click HERE to view our All Books Considered Book Club meeting with author Phuc Tran discussing his novel Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In hosted by Cindy Han.

Click HERE to view our All Books Considered Book Club meeting with author Jessica Anthony discussing her novel Enter the Aardvark hosted by Jennifer Rooks.

Season One

Click HERE to view our first All Books Considered Book Club meeting with author Meredith Hall discussing her novel Beneficence hosted by Jennifer Rooks.

Click HERE to view our second All Books Considered Book Club meeting with author Lily King discussing her novel Writers & Lovers hosted by Cindy Han.

Click HERE to view our third All Books Considered Book Club meeting with author Jim Nichols discussing his novel Blue Summer hosted by Jennifer Rooks.

Click HERE to view our fourth All Books Considered Book Club meeting with author Christina Baker Kline discussing her novel The Exiles hosted by Cindy Han.

Click HERE to view our All Books Considered Book Club meeting with author Susan Conley discussing her novel Landslide hosted by Jennifer Rooks.  

Click HERE to view our Special All Books Considered Book Club conversation with the Starfish Writer's Group -- a group of five Maine authors -- Bill Roorbach, Monica Wood, Lewis Robinson, Sarah Braunstein, and Kate Christensen.

Click HERE to view our All Books Considered Book Club meeting with author Gregory Brown discussing his novel The Lowering Days hosted by Cindy Han.