St James Book Club: 4/25/2018

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Our next book & date:

Wed. April 25: Last Bus to Wisdom, by Ivan Doig

FYI, the paperback is close to 500 pages, so you may want to get started soon!

The NYTimes Book Review says, “One of Doig’s best novels…enchanting … It’s warming to think that in his final months [he] shared the writing hours with one of his greatest characters: a version of his younger self wound up and set spinning on the long zigzag adventure called life in the American West.”

According to The Seattle Times, “With his final novel Doig aptly crowns a luminous literary legacy…’Last Bus to Wisdom’ is a deeply humane coming-of-age tale set in the early 1950s…Forever the master of colorful characters and landscapes reflecting the vastness and vulnerability of the human heart, Doig has left us with a rollicking road trip filled with both.”

As always, you can borrow book club reads (typically available in several formats) from your local library (or follow this local library link), or purchase them from your local independent book store, or on-line from sites such as Amazon, where they are no doubt available in a variety of formats and editions.

We look forward to hearing your insights!