DISCUSSIONS

DEAR FANG, WITH LOVE BY RUFI THORPE

Skillfully weaving family mythology and Lithuanian history with a story of mental illness, inheritance, young love, and adventure.

NOVEMBER

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

11/18/2021

7PM EST

THE WORLD THAT WE KNEW BY ALICE HOFFMAN

Remarkable characters that take us on a stunning journey of loss and resistance, the fantastical and the mortal, in a place where all roads lead past the Angel of Death and love is never ending.

DECEMBER

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

12/16/2021

7PM EST

THE PRAYER BOX BY LISA WINGATE

A 91 year old woman passes away on Hatteras Island, prompting the discovery of eighty-one carefully decorated prayer boxes which reveal the life of a complex woman.

JANUARY

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

01/20/2022

7PM EST

WE LOVE YOU, CHARLIE FREEMAN BY KAITLYN GREENIDGE

A research experiment, a family drama, a chimp who needs to be taught ASL. Masterful storytelling and truth uncovering will keep you on the edge of your seat!

FEBRUARY

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

02/17/2022

7PM EST

PRIESTDADDY BY PATRICIA LOCKWOOD

30-year-old Patricia is forced to move back in with her parents, live with her family's simmering madness, and to reckon with the dark side of a childhood spent in an impoverished American Midwest.

MARCH

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

03/17/2022

7PM EST

BRAIDING SWEETGRASS BY ROBIN WALL KIMMERER

Non-fiction, written by a Potawatomi Nation Citizen about Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants.

APRIL

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

04/21/2022

7PM EST

THE VANISHING HALF BY BRIT BENNETT

Historical fiction, weaving together generations of a family moved from the Deep South to California in the 1950s to the 1990s.

MAY

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

05/26/2022

7PM EST

I AM, I AM, I AM BY MAGGIE O'FARRELL

An astonishing memoir of the near-death experiences that have punctuated and defined the author's life.

JUNE

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

06/30/2022

7PM EST

EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING BY NICOLA YOON

The tale of an 18-year-old girl who is allergic to the world and has not left the house in 15 years. Also a love story.

JULY

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

07/28/2022

7PM EST

THE AUTOGRAPH MAN BY ZADIE SMITH

Follows a humorous Jewish-Chinese Londoner, obsessed with celebrities who buys and sells autographs for a living.

AUGUST

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

08/25/2022

7PM EST

ASK AGAIN, YES BY MARY BETH KEANE

Heartbreaking and redemptive fiction. A portrait of the daily intimacies of marriage and the power of forgiveness.

SEPTEMBER

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

09/15/2022

7PM EST