Eat and Read Book Club

Eat and Read Book Club

Looking for a book club?  The Eat and Read Book Club meets at Northwind Book & Fiber every other Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. 

Sadly, due to Covid, the club will not be meeting this year...the books below are from last year's schedule.


The group has been meeting for several years and is led by Heidi Wahlstorm (a bookseller at Northwind).  Heidi has a degree in English.  New members are always welcome.  Each year there is a $5 materials fee. 

To register or for more details:  Contact Heidi at 715-645-2039 or   You can also contact the store to register.

Below is the list from 2019-20, the theme for which was Paris.

Poèmes sélectionnés: Édition bilingue Cover Image
By Victor Hugo, Brooks Haxton (Translated by), Brooks Haxton (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780142437032
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 26th, 2002

For most of his life, Victor Hugo (1802-1885) was the most famous writer in the world. His legacy includes the nineteenth century's most celebrated works of drama, fiction, memoir, and criticism. But in his day Hugo was know foremost as a poet-indeed the greatest French poet of the age.

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ISBN: 9780684824994
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Published: Scribner - May 29th, 1996

“There is never any ending to Paris and the memory of each person who has lived in it differs from that of any other.” —Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s remains one of his most beloved works.

Paris by the Book: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101986295
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Published: Dutton - January 15th, 2019


A missing person, a grieving family, a curious clue: a half-finished manuscript set in Paris

Once a week, I chase men who are not my husband. . . .

When eccentric novelist Robert Eady abruptly vanishes, he leaves behind his wife, Leah, their daughters, and, hidden in an unexpected spot, plane tickets to Paris.

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Paris: A Love Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781451691559
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 12th, 2013

This New York Times bestseller is a memoir for anyone who has ever fallen in love in Paris or with Paris.

This is a memoir for anyone who has ever fallen in love in Paris, or with Paris.

PARIS: A LOVE STORY is for anyone who has ever had their heart broken or their life upended.

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By Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (Translator)
ISBN: 9781933372600
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Published: Europa Editions - September 2nd, 2008

The international bestseller that has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. The Elegance of the Hedgehog is a moving, funny, atmospheric novel that exalts the quiet victories of the inconspicuous among us. 

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By Gaston Leroux, Mireille Ribiere (Translated by), Mireille Ribiere (Notes by), Jann Matlock (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780141191508
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 29th, 2012

A sparkling new translation of the novel that inspired the most popular stage musical of all time.

The Bourne Identity: A Novel (Jason Bourne #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553593549
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Published: Bantam - January 5th, 2010


Chocolat: A Novel (A Vianne Rocher Novel #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140282030
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Published: Penguin Books - January 1st, 2000

Even before it was adapted into the Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp, Joanne Harris' New York Times bestselling novel Chocolat entranced readers with its mix of hedonism, whimsy, and, of course, chocolate.