Facts and Fibs Book Group

Biographies, autobiographies and memoirs


Meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 3:30pm

Hosted by Mary Ann Pleva and Ginny Bliss

Email staff@ivorytonlibrary.org if you would like to join us.


June 20

Born a Crime

by Trevor Noah

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Books Read in The Facts and Fibs Book Club:

Heartland – Sarah Smarsh

Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress -Rhonda Janzen

Year of the Monkey – Patti Smith

Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion

Five Thousand Days Like This One – Jane Brox

Born Standing Up – Steve Martin

Educated – Tera Westover

The Yellow House – Sarah M. Broom

Animal Vegetable Miracle – Barbara Kingsolver

Equal Justice Under Law – Constance Baker Motley
       Or Constance Baker Motley – Gary Ford, Jr.

The Girl With Seven Names – Hyeonsea Lee

Life with Picasso – Francoise Gilot

Unorthodox: the Scandolous Rejection of my Hasidic Roots – Deborah Feldman 

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou

A Woman in Business – Virginia Hale

A Moveable Feast – Ernest Hemingway

The Doctors Blackwell – Janice P. Nimura

The Sound of Gravel –Ruth Wariner

Bad Feminist – Roxanne Gay

The Elephant Whisperer – Lawrence Anthony

Mill Town –Kerri Arsenault 

Hero of the Empire –Candice Millard

The Elephant Whisperer– Lawrence Anthony

Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt 

Girls of Tender Age – Mary-Ann Tirone Smith

The Map Thief – Michael Blanden

Somebody’s Daughter – Ashley Ford

Nomadland – Jessica Bruder

Fire Shut Up in My Bones – Charles M. Blow

The Liars’ Club – Mary Karr

There is Nothing For You Here – Fiona Hill

A Girl Named Faithful Plum – Richard Bernstein

In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss – Amy Bloom

Travels with George: In Search of Washington and his Legacy – Nathaniel Philbrick

Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words – Joni Mitchell

Chasing Me to my Grave – Winfred Rembert

Travels With Charley – by John Steinbeck