A “One Book” program is an excellent way to get people reading and talking about books. Here’s a rundown of some 2010 “one book” programs.
One Book, One Philadelphia: The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi.
One Book South Dakota: What Is the What by Dave Eggers.
One Book One Marin: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon.
One Book Chelmsford: Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane.
One Book, One San Diego: Outcasts United by Warren St. John.
One Book, One Community (Darien CT): The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan.
One Book One Nebraska: The Home Place by Wright Morris.
One Book One Island (Nantucket): Coal Black Horse by Robert Olmstead.
One Campus, One Book (CSU Northridge): The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
One Book, One District (Palatine IL): Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
One Book One Community (North Plains OR): Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson.
One Book One Batavia: Playing with the Enemy by Gary W. Moore.
One Book Two Villages (Winnetka IL): The Help by Kathryn Stockett.