Book Club

[Under construction — updates coming soon]

The Amazing Grace book club reading list.


  • Teddy (J.D. Salinger)
  • Cleopatra (Stacy Schiff)
  • A Dog’s Purpose (W. Bruce Cameron)
  • Born to Run (Christopher McDougall)
  • The Constant Gardener (John LeCarre)
  • As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
  • Drinking: A Love Story (Caroline Knapp)
  • Cutting for Stone (Abraham Verghese)
  • Better (Atul Gawande)
  • The Help (Kathryn Sockett)
  • When a Crocodile Eats the Sun (Peter Godwin)


  • Pride & Prejudice (Jane Austen)
  • Into the Beautiful North (Luis Alberto Urrea)
  • Eat, Pray, Love (Elizabeth Gilbert)
  • Refuge (Terry Tempest Williams)
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot)
  • River Teeth (David James Duncan)
  • East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
  • Animals in Translation (Temple Grandin)
  • The Post-Birthday World (Lionel Shriver)
  • Pope Joan (Donna Woolfolk Cross)


  • First They Killed My Father (Loung Ung)
  • Collapse (Jared Diamond)
  • The Last Chinese Chef (Nicole Mones)
  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows)
  • The Forever War (Dexter Filkins)
  • The Meadow (James Galvin)
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (Barbara Kingsolver)
  • The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)
  • The Elegance of the Hedgehog (Muriel Barbery)
  • Beautiful Boy (David Sheff)
  • The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)


  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Junot Diaz)
  • Under the Banner of Heaven (Jon Krakauer)
  • Replay (Ken Grimwood)
  • Atonement (Ian McEwan)
  • The Yiddish Policemen’s Union (Michael Chabon)
  • Mountains beyond Mountains (Tracy Kidder)
  • Middlesex (Jeffrey Eugenides)
  • Bookseller of Kabul (Asne Seierstad)
  • Blink (Malcolm Gladwell)
  • What is the What (Dave Eggers)


  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (Michael Pollan)

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