Book Club – 2013-14 Schedule

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
In 1665 a young man from Martha’s Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. “Upon this slender factual scaffold, Brooks has created a luminous tale of love and faith, magic and adventure.” —

Wednesday,October 9, 2013 at 7:30 pm
The Cossacks
by Leo Tolstoy
A short novel by the Russian master, written out of his experience as an army officer.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:30 pm
In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
Winner of the 2013 Blue Metropolis Al Majidi Ibn Dhaher Arab Prize.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:30pm
Solar by Ian McEwan
A story of climate change and scientific shenanigans from one of the world’s most inventive storytellers.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Six nested stories that take the reader from the remote South Pacific in the nineteenth century to a distant, post-apocalyptic future. Shortlisted for the 2004 Booker Booker Prize for Fiction and winner of 2005 British Book Awards.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7:30 pm
by Kim Thúy
A short, poetic novel that stretches from Vietnam to Montreal. Editors’ Pick: Best Books of 2012.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:30 pm
No Great Mischief by Alistair MacLeod
A tale of Cape Breton that is far more than that. Winner of The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award in 2001.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm
The Tiger’s Wife
by Téa Obreht
In a Balkan country mending from years of conflict, Natalia, a young doctor, arrives on a mission of mercy at an orphanage by the sea. Winner of the 2011 Orange Prize.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 7:30pm
The Casual Vacancy
by J. K. Rowling
The creator of Harry Potter tries her hand at an adult novel, and succeeds in keeping the tension up even when writing about town councils.

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