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“The Red Queen” by Margaret Drabble at Erin’s

Wonderful evening at Erin’s new house in the country to discuss The Red Queen” by Margaret Drabble. There was agreement that Drabble was not successful in melding the historical and present day narratives together but the pictures and descriptions from Erin’s experiences in Korea brought the historical story come to life. The bibimbap and dumplings were delicious. Recipes for the delicious desserts will be posted and we all learned about a great place, “The Perk”, for Korean food.

Jeanne was a trooper coming on her crutches and Bev participated through FaceTime – so good to see both Bev and Jeanne recovering from their injuries.image

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2015 to 2016 Book Club List

2015-16 Book Club Choices

Laura – June 4th, 2015
Chosen: “H is for Hawk” – Helen McDonald
“5 Days at Memorial” by Sheri Fink
“The Hot Zone” by Richard Presto
“The Most of Nora Ephron” by Nora Ephron

Jeanne – September 17th, 2015
Chosen: “Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd

Karen – October 29th, 2015
“H is for Hawk” by Helen McDonald
“Before the Rains Come” by Alexander Fuller
Chosen: “Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman – Recommended that we listen to the audio version of the book read by Neil Gaiman

Moira – December 10th, 2015
Unchosen: “Boy, Snow, Bird” by Helen Oyeyemi
“All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
“Sweetland” by Michael Crummey
NEW CHOICE: “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Jane – January 2016
Chosen: “Preparation for the Next Life” by Atticus Lish
“All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
“American Gods” by Neil Gaiman

Bev – February 2016
“All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
“Go Se a Watchman” by Harper lee
Chosen: “Bury Your Dead” by Louise Penny

Jill – March 2016
“Cutting for Stone” by Abraham Verghese
“The Girl on a Train” by Paula Hawkins
“Mr Mac and me” by Esther Freud
Chosen: “The Afterlife of Stars” by Joseph Kertes

Josee – April 2016
“The Tao of Pooh” by Benjamin Hoff
All my puny sorrows by Miriam Toews
“Lullabies for Little Criminals” by Heather O’Neill
Chosen:”The Patron Saint of Liars” by Ann Patchett

Erin – May 2016
Chosen: “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr

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