FiveDaysatMemorial

St. James Book Club: Five Days at Memorial, 11/8/2017

We had a nice discussion of Thunderstruck when last we met. We thought the book was interesting in parts but none of us loved it. However, we did agree on what to read for the next 2 sessions: November 8: Five Days at Memorial, by Sheri Fink December 13: Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole And …

Next Book Club: 10/11/2017, Thunderstruck

Thanks to those who joined us last time for a lively discussion of Mudbound. It just goes to show, you don’t have to be a fan of a book to talk about it. Perhaps the movie will work better! Our next date: Oct. 11, 7pm Our next book: Thunderstruck, by Erik Larson From Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Thunderstruck-Erik-Larson/dp/1400080673 …

Mudlark

Book Club Is Back! 9/13/17

The St. James Book Club took a break in July & August. We hope you read lots of interesting books and will tell us something about them at our next meeting on Wed., Sept. 13th, at 7pm. Have you finished our next selection,  Mudbound, by Hillary Jordan? Amazon describes the book thusly: “In Jordan’s prize-winning debut, prejudice …

Exit West

St. James Book Club: Exit West, 6/7/17

We had fun with the last selection–My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith. (Some of you may know him from his wonderful series, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.) Our next selection is Exit West,: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid. Amazon describes it thusly: An Amazon Best Book of March 2017: When Nadia and Saeed fall …