The End of Your Life Book Club

We're all in the end of our life book club, because none of us knows which book or conversation will be the last. This is a place to pin great books and authors…
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a little life by hanya yangghara
Hanya Yanagihara
Four friends try to make it in New York City in the transcendent novel A LITTLE LIFE by Hanya Yanagihara.
Can't wait to read this new book about literary and cultural life in 30s Spain by this wonderful author!
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Can't wait to read this new book about literary and cultural life in 30s Spain by this wonderful author!
a book cover with an image of a car and the words, fella's journey
Felicia's Journey
Felicia's Journey by William Trevor, first mentioned on page 123 of The End of Your Life Book Club
the lizard cage by mark connwell is shown in this book cover image from wikipedia com
The Lizard Cage
The Lizard Cage by Karen Connelly, first mentioned on page 107 of The End of Your Life Book Club. Will Schwalbe's mother brought this book to a doctor's visit for her son to read; in exchange, he brought her People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks.
the cover of people of the book by geradine brooks, with an image of a butterfly on it
People of the Book
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks, first mentioned on page 107 of The End of Your Life Book Club. Will Schwalbe brought this to a doctor's visit for his mother to read. In exchange, she brought him The Lizard Cage, by Karen Connelly
a sign in front of a building that says annie lamott traveling mercies
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott, first mentioned on page 101 of The End of Your Life Book Club
the cover of gilead by marilyn e robinson
Gilead (Gilead, #1)
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, first mentioned on page 95 of The End of Your Life Book Club. This book club pick was a favorite of both Will Schwalbe and his mother, Mary Anne.
an old book with the title daily strength for daily needs
Daily Strength for Daily Needs
Daily Strength for Daily Needs by Mary Tileston, first mentioned on page 88 of The End of Your Life Book Club. This book changed Mary Anne Schwalbe's life during her battle with pancreatic cancer.
the book cover for paul revere and the world he lived in, written by author
Paul Revere and the World He Lived In
Paul Revere and the World He Lived In by Esther Forbes, first mentioned on page 75 of The End of Your Life Book Club. Will Schwalbe read this eleven times in a row as a kid!
the book cover for gone with the wind by margret mitchell is yellow and black
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, one of Mary Anne Schwalbe's all time favorites
the hobbit book cover with mountains and trees in green, blue, and black
The Hobbit (The Lord of the Rings, #0)
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkein, one of Will Schwalbe's favorites since he fell head over heels for it at nine years old, first mentioned on page 68 of The End of Your Life Book Club
charlie and the chocolate factory by ronald dall, illustrated by joseph schladman
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, another favorite chapter book of Will Schwalbe and his siblings, first mentioned on page 68 of The End of Your Life Book Club
an old book with the title city chitty bang bang bang, written in green and yellow
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming, one of the chapter books Will Schwalbe's dad loved to read to him and his siblings, first mentioned on page 68 of The End of Your Life Book Club
the book cover for harold and the purple crayon, with an image of a child
Harold and the Purple Crayon (Harold, #1)
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson, another Schwalbe childhood favorite, first mentioned on page 66 of The End of Your Life Book Club