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Looking Ahead

Our next three selections are: November:  Last Man in Tower by Aravind Adiga December: Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan by Jamie Zeppa January:  The Submission by Amy Waldman

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New Books for 2010

    Just wanted to let you know that there’s a great list of new books and their release dates at http://www.themillions.com/2010/07/most-anticipated-summer-reading-2010-and-beyond-the-great-2010-book-preview-continued.html. Some to look at are the new titles from Jonathan Franzen (The Corrections), Allegra Goodman (Kaaterskill Falls), Tana … Continue reading

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June Meeting

Where: Schooner or Later, Long Beach (click on name for location and directions) When: June 30, 6:00 PM Title: Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, and Lynn Vincent  Find out more about the book: The Same … Continue reading

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School for Hope

In 2008 we read Dave Eggars’ What is the What, the story of the Sudanese “lost boy,” Valentino Achak Deng. This morning there is a nice follow-up editorial by Nicholas D. Kristof in the New York Times, telling about the … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List

  Here’s our reading schedule for the summer (click on title for link to Amazon.com):   June: Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, and Lynn Vincent   July: Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof … Continue reading

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May Meeting

Where: Anita’s House When: May 19 Title: Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann   Find out more about the book: Colum McCann’s Official Website has links to some good resources, including: A link to the site for the National Book … Continue reading

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For April Meeting

Just a reminder that we are going to bring recommendations for upcoming books to this meeting. If you can bring information about your recommendations (reviews, summaries, reader ratings, etc), that will really help us make decisions. If you want to … Continue reading

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