Watch this space for an announcement about our 2018 One Book Selection!

One Book, One Highland Park is a community-wide program designed to create a shared appreciation of reading through thoughtful and compelling dialog. The One Book title is selected based on critical reception and its ability to further understanding and promote conversation about social or cultural issues and the human condition.


Previous One Book Highland Park Titles

Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue - 2017
A God in Ruins, by Kate Atkinson - 2016
The Golem and the Jinni, by Helene Wecker- 2014
You Know When the Men Are Gone, by Siobhan Fallon - 2012
Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury - 2011
Ape House, by Sara Gruen – Fall 2010
Krik? Krak!, by Edwidge Danticat – Spring 2010
No Impact Man:  The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes about Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process, by Colin Beavan – Fall 2009
In the Time of the Butterflies/Before We Were Free/The Woman I Kept to Myself, by Julia Alvarez - Spring 2009
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, by Jeffrey Toobin – Fall 2008
The Barracks Thief, by Tobias Wolff – Summer 2008
Maus 1: A Survivors Tale:  My Father Bleeds History, by Art Spiegelman – Spring 2008