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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Out of Many, a musical play about immigration: 5/4/17

In a 2014 Tufts Now article, Somerville was described as having a rich ethnic diversity and pride in its immigrant, working-class roots. In addition, the city was said to be integrating new immigrants into the community. We know this continues to this day–in response to current events regarding immigrants, Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has declared Somerville a …