One Read encourages adults of all ages to read one book, selected by public vote, and participate in thought-provoking discussion and activities each September.

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles book cover2020

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
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The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore


Nomadland book cover2019

Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
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Sourdough, or Lois and Her Adventures in the Underground Market by Robin Sloan


Killers of the Flower Moon book cover2018

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
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News of the World by Paulette Jiles


book cover for The Turner House by Angela Flournoy2017

The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
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Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly


Bettyville2016

Bettyville by George Hodgman
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford


Station Eleven2015

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
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The Good Lord Bird by James McBride


The Boys in the Boat2014

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain


The Ruins of Us2013

The Ruins of Us by Keija Parssinen
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The Call by Yannick Murphy


The Tiger's Wife2012

The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht
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Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks2011

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
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The Help by Kathryn Stockett


Await Your Reply2010

Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Stoner by John E. Williams


The Air We Breathe2009

The Air We Breathe by Andrea Barrett
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Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri


The Whistling Season2008

The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig
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Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin


Water for Elephants2007

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
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Zorro by Isabel Allende


The Tortilla Curtain2006

The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle
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The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley
The Language of Baklava by Diana Abu-Jaber


Ender's Game2005

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
West of Kabul, East of New York by Tamim Ansary


Nickel and Dimed2004

Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon


To Kill A Mockingbird2003

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett


Plainsong2002

Plainsong by Kent Haruf
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