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Next Book Club: The Clothes They Stood up In, 8/22/18

So sorry you couldn’t join us for our last discussion on The Bookseller of Kabul. We had no problem finding interesting viewpoints to share–about the subject matter, the author, and the state of the world. Our next “book” is The Clothes They Stood up In, by Alan Bennett. We say “book” because it really is a short story; …

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St. James Book Club: The Bookseller of Kabul, 7/25/18

We had a fabulous, lively discussion of Mrs. Caliban when last we met (although one of us couldn’t get beyond the first chapter). We thought the book was strange and intriguing and thought-provoking. Question: Which movie is more closely based on the book–The Shape of Water, or The Creature from the Black Lagoon? Below, find information …

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Next St. Book Club: Mrs. Caliban, Tues, 6/26/2018

Sorry for the late notice. We have rescheduled to Tues, 6/26/18, same place, same time (7pm) We had a good discussion of our last selection, All Standing. Most were not fans of the author’s writing but still found the subject matter interesting. If depressing. One reader did point out that at least we have made …

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Next Book Club: Wednesday, 5/23/2018

Hurry! You’ve less than 24 hours to finish those last 250 pages! We meet 7-8pm; enter through the courtyard door on Clarendon. Come even if you haven’t finished the book. We can still have an interesting and lively discussion. We will also decide on our next reading(s)–see long list, below. Come help us choose! The …