September 10: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Reviewer: Alison Clement
October 8: Mary Oliver’s Poetry
Reviewer: Robin Havenick
November 12: Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson by Phillip Schewe
Reviewer: Greg Mulder
December 10: Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli, and Me by Patricia Volk
Reviewer: Leslie Burns
January 14: Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America by Jon Mooallem
Reviewer: Elena Passarello
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February 11: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris
Reviewer: Jon Lewis
March 11: Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
Reviewer: Ben Mutschler
April 8: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Reviewer: Bill Robbins
May 13: The Family: Three Journeys Into the Heart of the Twentieth Century by David Laskin
Reviewer: Jonathan Katz
June 10: Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death by Katy Butler
Reviewer: Cliff Hall
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