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Academic Year 2021-2022

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The Searcher  by Tana French   Thursday, Oct. 21 @ 2 PM


The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates   Thursday, Dec. 9 @ 2 PM   


For Whom the Bell Tolls  by Ernest Hemingway  Thursday, Jan. 20 @ 2 PM


Apierogon by Colum McCann   Thursday, March 10 @ 2 PM


This Tender Land  by William Kent Krueger Thursday, May 5 @ 2 PM


Homegoing  by Yaa Gyasi  Thursday, June 2 @ 2 PM

 

                  Virtual until otherwise notified

Academic Year 2020-2021

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2:00 – 3:30 pm

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Thursday, March 18, 2:00 – 3:30 pm

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

Wednesday, May 20, 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Academic Year 2019-2020

Gone So Long, A Novel by Andre DuBus

Oct. 17th, Thursday, 2:00 – 4:00 Marriott Room/Taylor Dining Hall

The Woman’s Hour, The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss

Dec. 9th, Monday, 2:00 – 4:00 Marriott Room/Taylor Dining Hall

The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

March 17th, Tuesday, 2:00 – 4:00 Marriott Room/Taylor Hall

Killers of the Flower Moon, The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

May 13th, Wednesday, 2:00 – 4:00 Marriott Room/Taylor Hall

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

June 23rd, Tuesday, 2:00 – 4:00 Marriott Room/Taylor Dining Hall

2018--2019

Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

Monday October 22nd, 2:00—4:00 Marriott Room, Taylor Hall

Little Fires Everywhere by Celest Ng

Wednesday, January 9th, 2:00—4:00 Marriott Room, Taylor Hall

The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Monday, March 18th, 2:00—4:00 Maison Salon

Mrs. Osmond by John Banville

Tuesday, May 7th, 2:00—4:00 Marriott Room, Taylor

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Tuesday, June 11th, 2:00—4:00 Marriot Room, Taylor

2016-2017

Fates & Furies by Lauren Goff

Oct. 13, Thursday, 2:00 – 4:00 @ Emmanuel D’Alzon Library

Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard

Dec. 7, Wed., 2:00 – 4:00 @ Marriott Room/ Taylor Dining Hall

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

March 14, Tuesday, 2:00 – 4:00 @ Emmanuel D’Alzon Library

King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild

May 3, Wed., 2:00 – 4:00 @ Marriott Room/ Taylor Dining Hall

Contact Joyce Abdow-Dowd if you are interested in joining:jadjd6@townisp.com



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