Our Tuesday Evening Book Group meets the second Tuesday of each month and alternates between reading fiction and nonfiction books.We hope you will join us for our upcoming meetings, when we will be reading and discussing the following books.
December 11, 6:00 p.m. – Daring to Drive by Manal Sharif
A Ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of a courageous movement to support women’s right to drive.
January 8 – Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan (2017).
A sweeping novel about two sisters–one the matriarch of a boisterous Irish Catholic family, the other a cloistered nun, hidden from the world–and the secret that drove them apart.
February 12 – The Bettencourt Affair by Thomas Sancton (2017).
Heiress to the nearly forty-billion-dollar L’Oréal fortune, Liliane Bettencourt was the world’s richest woman. But her gilded life took a dark turn when at ninety-four, she was embroiled in what has been called the Bettencourt Affair, which started as a family drama but quickly became a massive scandal, uncovering L’Oréal’s shadowy corporate history and buried World War II secrets.
March 12 – The Alice Network by Kate Quinn (2017).
In the chaotic aftermath of World War II, American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She’s also nursing a desperate hope that her beloved cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive.