Book Group

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

The book group meets the third Friday morning of each month from 10:30 to 12:30pm at Cathedral Village (except in July and August.) And September 2016- when we have changed to the 4th Friday. September 23.   This year’s books and discussion leaders are listed below. For more information about the book, visit the Book Group page.

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Friday Book Group Selections September 2016-September 2017

September 23, 2016 (Note this is the 4th Friday, not the usual 3rd Friday.)  Ian McEwan,  The Children Act; Discussion leader: Nancy Anderson

October 21, 2016: T.C Boyle, The Road to Wellville, 476 pp; Discussion leader: Annette Boucher

November, 19, 2016:  Colin Woodward, American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America, 387 pp; Discussion leader:  Sarah West

December 16, 2016: J.D. Vance, Hillbilly Elergy, 257 pp. Discussion Leaders: Frankie Jued, Jan Young

January 20, 2017::Penny Coleman, A Friendship that Changed the World, 279pp. Discussion leader: Jody Smith

February 17, 2017: Laura Moriarty, The Chaperon, 360pp; Discussion leader: Lucinda Lea

March 17, 2017: Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer, 385 pp; Discussion leader: Nancy Anderson

April 21, 2017: Tracy Kidder, Mountains to Mountains, 310 pp: Discussion leader: Gini Ellis

May 19, 2017: Edith Pearlman, Binocular Vision (collection of short stories) 373 pp; Discussion leader: Jody Smith

June 16, 2017: Richard Merriman, Andrew Wyeth, A Secret Life; 437 pp: Discussion leader: Frankie Jued

September 15, 2017: Gail Buckley, The Black Calhouns; 353 pp; Discussion leader: Barbara Dowdall

Other Recommended Books- not selected for this year

M.L. Stedman, A Light Between the Oceans, 356p

T.C Boyle, The Women, 450 pp about Frank Lloyd Wright’s relationships with 4 women

Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchmen 278 pp

Cervantes, Don Quixote, 900 pp,  translation by Edith Grossman 2010

Eric Larsen, Dead Wake 353 pp

Sally Gunning, The Widows War, 319 pp

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