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2019 Upcoming Discussions

July 16, 2019 – The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald

2019 Past Reads

June 18, 2019 – The World and Town by Gish Jen

May 21, 2019 – The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani

April 16, 2019 – Cold Skin by Albert S√°nchez Pi√Īol

March 19, 2019 ‚Äď My Tender Matador by Pedro Lembel

February 19, 2019 ‚ÄstThe Red-Haired Woman¬†by Orhan Pamuk

January 15, 2019 ‚ÄstElegance of the Hedgehog¬†by Muriel Barbery

2018 Past Reads

December 18, 2018  РCrossing the River by Caryl Phillips

November 20, 2018 – Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

October 16, 2018 – The Pigeon by Patrick Suskind

September – Crossbones by Nuruddin Farah

August –¬†¬†Radiance of Tomorrow¬†by¬†Ishmael Beah

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July –¬†Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges

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June –¬†The Yacoubian Building ¬†by¬†¬†Alaa Al Aswany

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May –¬†¬†The Fall of the Stone City¬†by¬†Ismail Kadare

Fall of the Stone City

April РStrawberry Fields by Marina Lewcyka

strawberry fields

March РCain by Jose Saramago


February –¬† We Need New Names by¬†NoViolet Bulwayo

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January – cancelled due to water damage at the library. Selection rescheduled for the February meeting


2017 Past Reads

December –¬†The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields

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November –¬†Rouse Up O Young Men by Kenzaburo Oe

book rouseup

October РMr. Palomarby Italo Calvino

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September РAdrift on the Nile by  Naguib Mahfouz

book adrift

August РThe Rings of Saturn by  W.G. Sebald

Rings of Saturn

July –¬† The Festival of Insignificance¬†by¬†Milan Kundera


June РTypical American by Gish Jen

May – The Eagle’s Throne¬†by Carlos Fuentes

April РPanther in the Basement by Amos Oz

March –¬† Breath, Eyes, Memory¬†by¬†Edwidge Danticat

February – The Moor’s Last Sigh¬†by Salman Rushdie

January РWaiting by Ha Jin


2016 Past Reads

December РSputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami

November РChronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez

October РA Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul

September –Stealing Buddha’s Dinner¬†by¬†Bich Minh Nguyen

July & August – no meetings for summer

June Р The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

May РMornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa

April РThe Piano Tuner by Daniel Phillipe Mason

March РThings Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

February РBridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder