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.
Tuesday, April 11, April 11, 6:00 p.m. – The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant (2014).
The story of a young Jewish woman growing up in early-20th-century Boston. Addie Baum recounts her fascinating life to a beloved granddaughter. She tells of the lifelong friendships that began at club meetings, the fatal effects of the flu, and a disastrous first date. Ahead of her time, Addie also becomes a career woman, working as a newspaper typist who stands up for her beliefs at all costs.
May 9, 6:00 p.m. – Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (1998).
Following his return to America after twenty years in Great Britain, the author decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which provided him with the opportunity to test his own powers of ineptitude while witnessing the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings.
June 13, 6:00 p.m. – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman (2014).
Ove, a grumpy, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, decides to give up on life until an unlikely friendship develops with a boisterous young family that moves in next door.