MBM Book Club Public

Created and curated by Nicholas Boyd Isacsson

Books I've read for the Mean Bean Machine book club.

  1. The Sea Priestess by 

    3 stars

    The Sea Priestess is the highly acclaimed novel in which Dion Fortune introduces her most powerful fictional character, Vivien Le …

  2. Railsea by 

    4 stars

    "On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt: the …

  3. Certain Dark Things by 

    2 stars

    Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is just trying …

  4. The Castle by 

    4 stars

    The Castle (original title: "Das Schloß") is the story of K., the unwanted Land Surveyor who is never to be …

  5. The Indifferent Stars Above by 

    3 stars

    In April of 1846, Sarah Graves was twenty-one and in love with a young man who played the violin. But …

  6. In Cold Blood by 

    4 stars

    In Cold Blood is a non-fiction novel by American author Truman Capote, first published in 1966. It details the 1959 …

  7. Rivers of London by 

    4 stars

    Rivers of London (Midnight Riot in the US) is the first novel in the Peter Grant series by English author …

  8. Black Leopard, Red Wolf by 

    4 stars

    Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: "He has a nose," people say. Engaged to …

  9. Blue Highways by 

    4 stars

    Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads.

    William Least …

  10. The Final Empire by 

    4 stars

    Experiencing an epiphany within the most daunting prison of the monstrous Lord Ruler, half-Skaa Kelsier finds himself taking on the …

  11. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by 

    5 stars

    A modern classic in which John le Carré expertly creates a total vision of a secret world, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, …

  12. The Three-Body Problem by 

    4 stars

    The Three-Body Problem (Chinese: 三体; lit. 'Three-Body'; pinyin: sān tǐ) is a science fiction novel by the Chinese writer Liu …

  13. Homage to Catalonia by 

    4 stars

    'Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and …

  14. No Longer Human by 

    4 stars

    Osamu Dazai's No Longer Human, this leading postwar Japanese writer's second novel, tells the poignant and fascinating story of …

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