Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Book Club, Olive Kittredge


Jul 24 2010 (All day)

BARPCV Book Group typically meets the third Thursday of the month.  New members are always welcome to join.  Full reading of a book is no prerequisite! Hosting is shared by members. Please come with something to share for the table.  

 

Remaining book club dates for 2010 are:
 

July 24, Saturday, Contact Host for More Details 
Olive Kittredge by Elizabeth Strout
A collection of short stories set in Maine.  It should be a fun summer read. 
Host: Contact Beth Segers, Kittery Point, Maine, for details on location and time at (207) 438-9333

 

September 16, Thursday 7:00 pm
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
an award winning crime novel. a blockbuster translated into many languages; a fast reading thriller; look for the movie.
 
October 21, Thursday 7:00 pm
Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
Set in the easternmost region of Norway, Out Stealing Horses begins with an ending. Sixty-seven-year-old Trond has settled into a rustic cabin in an isolated area to live the rest of his life with a quiet deliberation. A meeting with his only neighbor, however, forces him to reflect on that fateful summer.
 
November 18, Thursday 7:00 pm
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet by Jamie Ford
It is based on facts of Japanese in Washington state being forced into internment centers. The novel is also a love story of a young Chinese teen and a young Japanese girl. The story goes back and forth between  the 1980s and the 1940s.

By Anna - Posted on 02 July 2010

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