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July 2019

Evening Book Club

July 16 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Claudia’s Home 10179 Germany

This month’s selection is  Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson From Goodreads: "A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, their eccentric and remote aunt. The family house is in the small Far West town of Fingerbone set on a glacial lake, the same lake where their grandfather died in a spectacular train wreck, and their…

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August 2019

Literature Book Club

August 20 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Claudia’s Home 10179 Germany

This month’s selection is The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector From Goodreads: “The Hour of the Star, Clarice Lispector's consummate final novel, may well be her masterpiece. Narrated by the cosmopolitan Rodrigo S.M., this brief, strange, and haunting tale is the story of Macabéa, one of life's unfortunates. Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a poor living as a typist, Macabéa loves movies, Coca-Cola, and her rat of a boyfriend; she would like to be…

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Morning Book Club

August 27 @ 10:00 - 12:00

This month’s book is Sing Unburied Sing  by  Jesmyn Ward From Goodreads: “Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award–winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, Sing, Unburied, Sing journeys through Mississippi’s past and present, examining the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power—and limitations—of family bonds.” Please bring a drink or snack…

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September 2019

Evening Book Club

September 17 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Sara Switzman’s Home Berlin, 10117

This month’s selection is  Less by Andrew Sean Greer. From Goodreads: "Who says you can't run away from your problems? You are a failed novelist about to turn fifty. A wedding invitation arrives in the mail: your boyfriend of the past nine years is engaged to someone else. You can't say yes--it would be too awkward--and you can't say no--it would look like defeat. On your desk are a series of invitations to half-baked literary events around the world. A…

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October 2019

Morning Book Club

October 22 @ 10:00 - 12:00

This month’s book is  Zeitoun by Dave Eggers From Goodreads: “The true story of one family, caught between America’s two biggest policy disasters: the war on terror and the response to Hurricane Katrina.  Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun run a house-painting business in New Orleans. In August of 2005, as Hurricane Katrina approaches, Kathy evacuates with their four young children, leaving Zeitoun to watch over the business. In the days following the storm he travels the city by canoe, feeding abandoned…

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November 2019

Evening Book Club

November 27 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Sara Switzman’s Home Berlin, 10117

This month’s selection is Snap by Belinda Bauer. From Goodreads: “On a stifling summer's day, eleven-year-old Jack and his two sisters sit in their broken-down car, waiting for their mother to come back and rescue them. Jack's in charge, she said. I won't be long. But she doesn't come back. She never comes back. And life as the children know it is changed for ever. Three years later, mum-to-be Catherine wakes to find a knife beside her bed, and a note that says: I…

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