Bookclub books to read 2010  Fiction + Historical Fiction

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
1.  The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by Bryan Mealer
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  "This is the story of William Kamkwamba, a clever boy in Malawi, Africa who built his own windmill from found materials at age 14."
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The Lace Reader: A Novel
2.  The Lace Reader: A Novel by Brunonia Barry
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  "(HF)portrayal of modern-day Salem, Massachusetts--with its fascinating cast of eccentrics--is reportedly spot-on. Some of its stranger residents include generations of Whitney women, with a gift for seeing the future in the lace they make."
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (The Millennium Trilogy, Book 1)
3.  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (The Millennium Trilogy, Book 1) by Stieg Larsson
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  "(F)A 24-year-old computer hacker sporting an assortment of tattoos and body piercings and afflicted with Asperger Syndrome or something of the like has been under state guardianship in her native Sweden since she was thirteen."
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The Elegance of the Hedgehog
4.  The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
5.  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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  "(F)The titular Oscar is a 300-pound-plus "lovesick ghetto nerd" with zero game (except for Dungeons & Dragons) who cranks out pages of fantasy fiction with the hopes of becoming a Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien."
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Let the Great World Spin: A Novel
6.  Let the Great World Spin: A Novel by Colum McCann
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  "McCann's sweeping new novel hinges on Philippe Petit's illicit 1974 high-wire walk between the twin towers."
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Sister of My Heart: A Novel
7.  Sister of My Heart: A Novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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  "(F) you are transported to India, wearing a sari of gossamer cloth, hearing the tinkling of ankle bracelets, feeling the heat, smelling the spices, taking part in the day to day life of the five women who live in the Chatterjee household."
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The 19th Wife: A Novel
8.  The 19th Wife: A Novel by David Ebershoff
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  "The first recounts Brigham Young's expulsion of one of his wives, Ann Eliza, from the Mormon Church; the second is a modern-day murder mystery set in a polygamous compound in Utah. Unfolding through an impressive variety of narrative forms—"
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
9.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Ralph Steadman
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  "(F)chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken."
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Never Let Me Go
10.  Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
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  "All children should believe they are special. But the students of Hailsham, an elite school in the English countryside, are so special that visitors shun them, and only by rumor and the occasional fleeting remark by a teacher do they discover their unconventional origins and strange destiny."
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The Devil in the White City:  Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
11.  The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
12.  Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith
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  "Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls through the dense woods that surround a one-room cabin, where a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his mother's bedside.
"My baby boy..." she whispers before dying. Abe learn that his mother's fatal affliction was actually the work of a vampire. Abe sets out on a path of vengeance that will lead him all the way to the White House."
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The Book Thief
13.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
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  "Death meets the book thief, a 9-year-old girl named Liesel Meminger, when he comes to take her little brother, and she becomes an enduring force in his life, despite his efforts to resist her. "I traveled the globe . . . handing souls to the conveyor belt of eternity," Death writes. ""
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Her Fearful Symmetry: A Novel
14.  Her Fearful Symmetry: A Novel by Audrey Niffenegger
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  "a haunting tale about the complications of love, identity, and sibling rivalry. The novel opens with the death of Elspeth Noblin, who bequeaths her London flat and its contents to the twin daughters of her estranged twin sister back in Chicago"
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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
15.  Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer
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One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
16.  One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus
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  "treaty between Ulysses S. Grant and Little Wolf,  Grant,  he sees a certain wisdom in trading 1,000 women for 1,000 horses, and he  approves the Brides For Indians treaty. May Dodd, left home in her teens Her outraged father had her imprisoned in a  asylum. When Grant's offer arrives, she leaps at it , finds herself traveling west with white and black brides"
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