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The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick
The Shawl
by Cynthia Ozick
read in October, 2013
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This was the Big Read 2013 selection. The Shawl consists of a very short story and a novella. The short story tells a tragic story that is almost to horrible to read. The novella revisits the characters years later and manages to end on a hopeful not...more
Straight Man by Richard Russo
Straight Man
by Richard Russo
read in December, 2013
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The Book Club enjoyed this book about the dysfunctional academics on the campus of a mediocre private college in Pennsylvania. Backstabbing colleagues, adulterous spouses and Hank Devereaux Jr., the main character, are funny and sad all at the same t...more
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The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick
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Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
Sarah's Key
by Tatiana de Rosnay (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2013
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The Book Club really liked this book despite the heavy themes and tragic events. Some of us were not aware of the historical events the novel was based on. This book inspired an excellent book club discussion.
Run by Ann Patchett
Run
by Ann Patchett
read in July, 2013
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The book club was not impressed with this one. The plot was very contrived and the characters were not fleshed out in a way that could make you care about them This book did not inspire discussion beyond "what a lousy book."
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Nightwoods by Charles Frazier
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The Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
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The Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
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The Book Club read a selection of three stories, The Cask of Amontillado, The Telltale Heart and Never Bet the Devil Your Head, some poems and Poe's only novel, The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym of Nantucket. We rated the short stories 5 stars because t...more
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Sweet Salt Air by Barbara Delinsky
Sweet Salt Air
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