DISCUSSIONS

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

05/19/2022

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

06/16/2022

7PM EST

SILVER SPARROW BY TAYARI JONES

A breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the teenage girls caught in the middle.

JULY

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

07/21/2022

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

08/18/2022

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

WHITE IS FOR WITCHING BY HELEN OYEYEMI

A spine-tingling tale that has Gothic roots but an utterly modern sensibility centered around generations of women.

AUGUST

BOOK DISCUSSION

THURSDAY

10/20/2022

7PM EST