books
Monday, September 23, 2019
Join us for the following book discussions, lead by noted book discussion leader Judy Levin.
 
All sessions take place in the Meeting Room.

 

Inheritance by Dani Shapiro -- Tuesday, October 15, 1pm

In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA for analysis, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. She woke up one morning and her entire history–the life she had lived–crumbled beneath her.

 

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See -- Tuesday, November 12, 1pm

This beautiful, thoughtful novel illuminates a world turned upside down, one where the women are in charge, engaging in dangerous physical work, and the men take care of the children. A classic Lisa See story—one of women’s friendships and the larger forces that shape them—The Island of Sea Women introduces readers to the fierce and unforgettable female divers of Jeju Island and the dramatic history that shaped their lives.

 

Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl --- Tuesday, December 17, 1pm

 Trailblazing food writer and beloved restaurant critic Ruth Reichl took the job (and the risk) of a lifetime when she entered the high-stakes world of magazine publishing. Now, for the first time, she chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet.

 

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