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About the Friends Book Group

Have you read a good book lately—so good that you really have to talk about it? If you are interested in exploring book conversations in an informal social setting, the Friends of MSU Library Book Group may be perfect for you.

Anyone can join—whether you are a Friend, faculty, student, staff, retiree, alum, man, woman, couple, or single—join us! Contribute to the ongoing development of a great book group.

For more information about the group, contact

  • Jan Zauha (jzauha@montana.edu) or
  • Sheila Bonnand (sbonnand@montana.edu) or
  • Library Administration at 406-994-3119
 

Titles Discussed 2000-

This group has met since Fall 2000.  We've read many great books over the years and the link below will take you to an Excel spread sheet listing all our past reads, when we discussed them, what category they fit into, and (sometimes) who led the discussion: 147 titles and still growing!

Suggest a Book

Help us build a list of books to read for our next year of discussions by suggesting a title. Give us a synopsis and tell us why others might want to read it.

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Click on Submit a Link and give us your name and contact, the title of your book, and a brief description.  We'll add it to the list for you!


 

Schedule of Discussions, 2013-2014

Here is a month by month list of the books the Friends of MSU Library Book Group has chosen to discuss this year. Many of these books can be found in the MSU Library or in the Bozeman Public Library's collection.

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MAY 13, 2014: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity - Katherine Boo
ISBN: 1400067553
Publication Date: 2012-02-07
Discussion leader = Cynthia Logan
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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JUNE 3, 2014: The Round House: A Novel - Louise Erdrich
ISBN: 0062065246
Publication Date: 2012-10-02
Discussion leader = Beth Kaeding
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = TBD, MSU Campus

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JULY 8, 2014: The Miseducation of Cameron Post - emily m. danforth
ISBN: 0062020560
Publication Date: 2012-02-07
Discussion leader = Sheila Bonnand
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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AUGUST 12, 2014: Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell; Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
ISBN: 0452262933
Publication Date: 1983-04-01
Discussion Leader = Lynn Kaeding
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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OCTOBER 8, 2013: Birds in Fall - Brad Kessler
ISBN: 0743287398
Publication Date: 2007-03-13
Discussion Leader = Cynthia Logan
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, Small Community Meeting Room

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NOVEMBER 12, 2013: Canada - Richard Ford
ISBN: 0747598606
Publication Date: 2012
Discussion leader = Susan Rabatin
Time = 7-9 PM
Location Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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DECEMBER 10, 2013: The Bartender's Tale - Ivan Doig
ISBN: 1594631484
Publication Date: 2013-08-06
Discussion leader = Mark Miller
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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JANUARY 14, 2014: Recapitulation - Wallace Stegner
ISBN: 0140266739
Publication Date: 1997-11-01
Discussion leader = Tammy Beyer
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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FEBRUARY 11, 2014: Tenth of December: Stories - George Saunders
ISBN: 0812984250
Publication Date: 2014-01-07
Discussion leader = Susan Andrus
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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MARCH 18, 2014: Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen by NPR's Correspondent Anne Garrels - Anne Garrels
ISBN: 0374529035
Publication Date: 2003-09-03
Discussion leader = TBD
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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APRIL 8, 2014: Mr Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan
ISBN: 0374214913
Publication Date: 2012-10-02
Discussion leader = Karen Savage
Time = 7-9 PM
Location = Bozeman Public Library, small community meeting room

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