Past Selections

2019 Educated by Tara Westover

2018 Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt

2017 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

2016:  The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg

2015:  The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semester at America’s Holiest University by Kevin Roose

2014:  The Madonnas of Echo Park by Brando Skyhorse

2013:  Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference by Warren St. John

2012:  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

2011:  Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

2010:  No Impact Man: The adventures of a guilty liberal who attempts to save the planet and discoveries he makes about himself and our way of life in the process by Colin Beavan

2009:  Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

2008:  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

2007:  Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

2006:  Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America by Barbara Ehrenreich

2005:  Frankenstein by Mary Shelley