Haruki Murakami’s novel Kafka on the Shore received mixed reviews from our book club. Turns out not everyone is a fan of the author’s magical realism. But for those who are fans, check out a new Kickstarter project in which… Continue Reading
Our book for our November meeting has been chosen. It’s Fredrik Backman’s novel My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry. Backman’s first novel, A Man Called Ove, has made some Best of 2015 lists. We are hoping his latest novel is equally charming.
Pardon me for returning to The Devil in the White City so soon, but your devoted blogger is a board game geek and just had to share a Kickstarter campaign in place for a World’s Fair 1893 Board Game. Also… Continue Reading
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Shackleton’s fateful Antarctic expedition in which his ship Endurance became trapped in ice. Our book club read Alfred Lansing’s account of that expedition, Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, in 2013, and most of us were thoroughly… Continue Reading