Our February book selection is Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. Ordinary Grace won Krueger the 2014 Edgar Award for best mystery novel.
2016 should be an entertaining year for our book club. In addition to the movie version of Where’d Yo Go Bernadette‘s anticipated release (as we previously discussed), a remake of the Roots mini-series is due to air as a project… Continue Reading
Our January book is a novel by Man Booker winner Kazuo Ishiguro titled Never Let Me Go. Readers tend to either love Ishiguro’s works or hate them, so I anticipate mixed reviews and a great discussion!
David Bowie is set to release a new album in January. The new album, Blackstar, apparently is partly inspired by A Clockwork Orange, a novel by Anthony Burgess that drew almost universal praise from our wee book club (much to some members’ surprise).… Continue Reading
If you are one of those who struggles to figure out what to add to their Christmas wish lists, here to help is a list of books written by authors we’ve previously enjoyed and that have been published this year. Author… Continue Reading
Ha! In a recent appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”, Andy Cohen shows off his flair for the dramatic by reading out some of his childhood letters to his parents that he wrote while at summer camp.
Our book club covered Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go Bernadette? a couple of years ago. Reviews were mixed but mostly positive. The novel is now being turned into a movie, and it appears this project is being taken seriously with able… Continue Reading
Our December book is The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway. Coincidentally, author Steven Galloway is in the midst of a controversy. It’s been announced that Galloway, who is the head of the creative writing program at the University of… Continue Reading
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.