2016 CLSC Selections

The 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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Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help By Larissa MacFarquhar Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143109785
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Published: Penguin Books - September 27th, 2016

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Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems By Billy Collins Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812982671
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 21st, 2014

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The Bully of Order: A Novel By Brian Hart Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062297754
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 22nd, 2015

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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story By Diane Ackerman Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393333060
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 17th, 2008

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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story By Diane Ackerman Cover Image
$30.00
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ISBN: 9780393061727
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 17th, 2007

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When Breath Becomes Air By Paul Kalanithi, Abraham Verghese (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Paul Kalanithi, Abraham Verghese (Foreword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812988406
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Published: Random House - January 12th, 2016

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When Breath Becomes Air By Paul Kalanithi, Abraham Verghese (Foreword by), Sunil Malhotra (Read by), Cassandra Campbell (Read by) Cover Image
By Paul Kalanithi, Abraham Verghese (Foreword by), Sunil Malhotra (Read by), Cassandra Campbell (Read by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524708146
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Published: Random House Audio - February 16th, 2016

Homer: Iliad By Homer, Stanley Lombardo (Translator), Stanley Lombardo (Read by) Cover Image
By Homer, Stanley Lombardo (Translator), Stanley Lombardo (Read by)
$42.00
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ISBN: 9781930972087
Published: Parmenides Publishing - June 1st, 2005

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Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel By Dan Ephron Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393242096
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 19th, 2015

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Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel By Dan Ephron Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393353242
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 4th, 2016

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The Secret Chord: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143109761
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Published: Penguin Books - October 4th, 2016

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The Wright Brothers By David McCullough Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476728759
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 3rd, 2016

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Euphoria By Lily King Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802123701
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Published: Grove Press - April 14th, 2015

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