City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website
Read all about Lake Oswego Reads programs from the last 6 years on the pages listed below.
2012 - Mink River
The story of the small Oregon coast town of Neawanaka and its people was the perfect book to do a community read and celebrate a book that was written by one of our own Lake Oswego residents, Brian Doyle.
2011 - Cutting for Stone
The story of twin brothers born to a doctor and a nun and orphaned at birth, the book spans decades and generations, moving through history and hospitals in India, Ethiopia and America.
2010 - The Whistling Season
To complement Ivan Doig’s old-fashioned story of education and intrigue on the prairie, we hosted events that evoked the time-period and themes central to the plot.
2009 - Stubborn Twig
Kessler’s account of one Japanese family’s struggles with racism in Oregon during World War II drove us to study all aspects of Japan and Japanese immigrants.
2008 - Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson’s story of building schools for girls in Pakistan after an attempt to climb K2 inspired the community to learn more about rural Pakistan and its culture.
2007 - The Shadow of the Wind
In honor of Zafón’s tale of mystery and intrigue in Barcelona, we held events celebrating Spanish culture, history and cuisine.
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