Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle Books

clsc selection stampThe CLSC is one of the oldest continuous book clubs in America and has remained a leader in adult education through quality programming. Each season the authors of the year's CLSC book selections address the weekly CLSC Roundtable/Lectures in the Hall of Philosophy. The CLSC has brought many Pulitzer Prize and National Book Club award winners to Chautauqua.

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 2018 Selections 

 2017 Selections 

 2016 Selections 

Other Suggestions from Past Years:

The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor Books - March 13th, 1998

Beet Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780061344282
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 27th, 2009

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America Trade Book Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375725609
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Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2004

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780393337761
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2009

The Cutting Season Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061802065
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 17th, 2013

Caleb's Crossing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143121077
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Published: Penguin Books - April 24th, 2012

All the Light We Cannot See Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781476746586
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 6th, 2014

City of Light Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385337649
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Published: Dial Press - August 30th, 2005

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780307718969
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - September 10th, 2013

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393351644
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 14th, 2015

The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307950871
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Published: Anchor Books - April 9th, 2013

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage Books - October 4th, 2011

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385528207
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - January 11th, 2011

A Fierce Radiance Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061252525
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 29th, 2011

The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062241337
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Published: Ecco Press - November 5th, 2013