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Funk Heritage Center Book Club

The Funk Heritage Center Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. Come enjoy the companionship and camaraderie!

Admission Fee for Book Club

No admission is charged for book club meetings.

A Medal for Dr. Mary - Author, Polly Craig - book club members

Above left, Margaret Jackson (left) chats with author Polly Craig on Jan. 8, 2013. Ms. Craig wrote the book A Metal for Dr. Mary

Above right, members enjoy discussing a book.

Upcoming Selections  

July 8, 2014, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd 

Aug 12,2014, Down Among the Crackers by Rosa Pendleton Chiles                          

Sept 9, 2014, Unbroken by Laura Hellenbrand

Previous Book Club Selections

June 10, 2014, Earl in the Yellow Shirt by Janice Daugharty

May 13, 2014, That Used to be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World it Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas L. Friedman &  Michael Mandelbaum

April 8, 2014,  Moon Over Taylor’s Ridge, by Janie Dempsey Watts

March 11, 2014, The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan

January 14, 2014, A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler 

December 10, 2013, Christmas Movies and Treats

November 12, 2013, Poetry (Members' Choice)

October 8, 2013, Black Water Rising by Attica Locke

September 10, 2013, A Land More Kind Than Home: A Novel (P.S.) by Willy Cash

August 13, 2013, Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference by Warren St. John

July 9, 2013, Flight Behavior: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver

June 11, 2013, The Disappearing Man by Doug Peterson

May 14, 2013, The Cutting Season: A Novel by Attica Locke

April 9, 2013, Caleb's Crossing: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks

March 12, 2013, Lamb in His Bosom by Caroline Pafford Miller

February 12, 2012, The Glory Days of WCHK by Marguerite Cline - Author will attend the meeting.


January 8, 2013, A Metal for Dr. Mary by Polly Craig

December 11, 2012, Christmas Tales and Treats

November 13, 2012, Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

October 9, 2012,  Heartmender: A Story of Second Chances by Andy Andrews

September, 11, 2012, Brother to a Dragonfly and 40 Acres and a Goat: A Memoir by Wi.. D. Campbell

August 14, 2012,  Breaking the Heartland: The Civil War in Georgia By John D. Fowler and David B. Parker

July 10, 2012,  Dr. Mary's Monkey: How an Unsolved Murder of a Doctor, A Secret Laboratory in New Orleans and Cancer-Causing Monkey Virus are Linked to Lee Harvey...Assassination and Emerging Global Epidemics by Edward T. Haslam and Jim Marrs

June 12, 2012,  The Accidental Slave Owner: Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American Family by Mark Auslander

May 8, 2012,  Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Rilly

April 10, 2012, Finish 1493 Uncovering the New World Columbus Discovered

March13, 2012, 1493 Uncovering the New World Columbus Discovered by Charles Mann (Read first third of the book)

February 14, 2012 -  DVD: Out of Ireland; Emigration to America

January 10, 2013, Black Indian Slave Narrative by Patrick Minges

Christmas tales and treats

November 8, 2011 - The Homecoming of Samuel Lake: A Novel By Jenny Wingfield

October 11, 2011 - Friday's Daughter by Patricia Sprinkle

September 13, 2011 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

August 9, 2011 - Ava's Man by Rick Bragg

July 12, 2011 - Raney by Clyde Edgerton

June 12, 2011 - The Thread That Runs So True by Jesse Stuart

May 10, 2011 - Hannah Coulter by Wendle Berry

April 12, 2011 - Trail of the  Lonesome Pine b y John Fox, Jr.

March 8, 2010 - Loosening Corsets: The Heroic Life of Georgia's Feisty Mrs. Felton, First Woman Senator of the United States by A. Louise Ataman

February 8, 2011 - Lighthouse by Eugenia Price

December 14, 2010 - Nothing with Strings: NPR's Beloved Holiday Stories by Bailey White 

November 9, 2010 - An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith by Barbara Brown Taylor 

October 12, 2010 - Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams by Paul Hemphill 

September 14, 2010 - Cracker Queen by Lauretta Hannon

August 10, 2010 - Littlejohn by Howard Owen 

July 13, 2010 - Heart in the Right Place by Carolyn Jourdan 

June 8, 2010 -  Smoky Mountain Magic by Horace Kephart 

May 11, 2010 - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

April 13, 2010: The Widow and the Tree by Sonny Brewer

March 9, 2010: Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: TheTrue Story of a Great American Road Trip by Matthew Algeo

February 9, 2010: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

January 12, 2010: Purt Nigh Gone by Zell Miller