Join us in a lively discussion of recent literary fiction. We meet the first Thursday of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the Cape May Court House Library. Below is the current reading list. If you would like to be part of any or all of these discussions, you are welcome to join us. No need to sign up - just show up!
2019 Book List
|January||Spectator Bird||Wallace Stegner|
|April||Ready Player One||Ernest Cline|
|May||Paris in the Present Tense||Mark Halprin|
|June||The River Bank||Kij Johnson|
|July*||There There||Tommy Orange|
|August||Angels in America||Tony Kushner|
|September||The Girl Who Smiled Beads||Elizabeth Weill and Clemantine Wamariya|
|October||Less||Sean Andre Greer|
|November||The Blue Hour||Douglas Kennedy|
|December||Fires on the Plain||Shohei Ooka|
Join us for a discussions on a varied range of reading selections from the Great Books Foundation. We meet September through May, every other Thursday from 10AM-12PM at the Cape May Court House Library. Below is the current reading list. If you would like to be part of any or all of these discussions, you are welcome to join us, no sign-up required.
Contact [email protected] to get a copy of the current reading anthology.
2018-2019 Featured Collection: Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories.
2018 - 2019 Reading List
|09/06/2018||“Letting Go to America””||M. Evelina Galang||Pg. 3|
|09/20/2018||“Absence”||Daniel Alarcón||Pg. 15|
|10/04/2018||“Mother the Big”||Porochista Khakpour||Pg. 31|
|10/18/2018||“The Bees, Part 1”||Aleksandar Hemon||Pg. 55|
|11/01/2018||“Grandmother's Garden”||Meena Alexander||Pg. 75|
|11/15/2018||“Otravida Otravez”||Junot Diaz||Pg. 97|
|11/29/2018||“Wal-Mart Has Plantains”||Sefi Atta||Pg. 115|
|12/13/2018||“Fischer vs. Spassky”||Lara Vapnyar||Pg. 131|
|12/27/2018||“The Stations of the Sun”||Reese Okyong Kwon||Pg. 143|
|01/10/2019||“Echo”||Laila Lalami||Pg. 153|
|01/24/2019||“No Subject”||Carolina De Robertis||Pg. 167|
|02/07/2019||“The Science of Flight”||Yiyun Li||Pg. 175|
|02/21/2019||“Hot-Air Balloons”||Edwidge Danticat||Pg. 191|
|03/07/2019||“Home Safe”||Emma Ruby-Sachs||Pg. 205|
|03/21/2019||“SJU-ATL-DTW (San Juan-Atlanta-Detroit)”||Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes||Pg. 211|
|04/04/2019||“Diógenes”||Pablo Helguera||Pg. 219|
|04/18/2019||“Bamboo”||Eduardo Halfon||Pg. 231|
|05/02/2019||“Encrucijada”||Roberto G. Fernández||Pg. 237|
Led by Joan Purchase
Anyone can join to discuss books that they have been reading, reasons why they like the literature, and even reasons why the literature might not have been what they had thought it to be! Please come and join the Cape May Court House Library for a laid back and fun book club every 2nd Friday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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