Book Club – 2009-10 Schedule

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 7:30 pm
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
An Oprah selection and source of the Oscar-winning movie.

Wednesday October 28, 2009 at 7:30 pm
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
Word-of-mouth best seller from France, told by a concierge-philosopher and a precocious 12 year old.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 7:30 pm
Distantly Related to Freud by Ann Charney
A coming-of-age story set in Montreal in the 1950s and ’60s.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 7:30 pm
Lives of the Saints by Nino Ricci
Winner of the first Governor General’s Award for this son of Italian immigrants who won last year’s GG for Fiction for Origin of the Species.

Wednesday February 17, 2010 at 7:30 pm
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
Shortlisted for the 2007 Man Booker Prize.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 7:30 pm
Earth and High Heaven by Gwethalyn Graham
Long forgotten classic of Montreal in the 1940s – an international best seller.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 7:30 pm
The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
A novel about a cellist who played in memory of the dead, by the Canadian writer.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 7:30 pm
Late Nights on Air by Elizabeth Hay
The 2007 Giller Prize winner.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 7:30 pm
Deaf Sentence by David Lodge
The latest novel by one of Britain’s most entertaining serious novelists.

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