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Book Club

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Join us as we have a great time analyzing the books and hanging out with friends. Treat yourself to a glass of wine and tasty refreshments. 
 
When: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Where: 1550 Broadway Rensselaer NY 12144
Bring something to the table. 
 
 

 
january 2020 Anita Brookner
Book of January 2020 

"Hotel Du Lac" by Anita Brookner. In the novel that won her the Booker Prize and established her international reputation, Anita Brookner finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question "Why love?" 

If you want to read this book in Russian online - here the link:  https://nice-books.ru/books/love-/sovremennye-ljubovnye-romany/6029-anita-brukner-otel-u-ozera.html

2019
December 2019 - "My Enemies" by Viktorya Tokareva
November - "Daisy Miller"by Henry James
October - "The Ides of March" by Thornton Wilder
September - "Airport " by Arthur Hailey
August - "The Troubled Air " by Irwin Shaw
July - "Zuleikha Open her Eyes" by Guzel Yakhina
June -"The Winter of our Discontent" by John Steinbeck
May - "Camera Obscura" and "Mashenka" by V. Nabokov
April  - "The Luzhin Defense" by V. Nabokov
March - "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro
Jan/February-"Light in August" by William Faulkner

2018
December - "Appointment in Samarra" by John O'Hara
November - "The Buddha in the Attic" by Julie Otsuka
October - "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
September - "The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
August - "Hunting and Gazthering"  by Anna Gavalda
July - "Les Faux Fuyants"  by Françoise Sagan
June - "Ivanov" by Michael Chekhov
May - "Don Quixote" by Mikhail Bulgakov
April - "The French Lieutenant's Woman" by John Fowlesy
February - "Life Invented by Herself" by Gala Dali
January  - "The Museum of Extraordinary Things" by Alice Hoffman
 
2017
December - "The Marriage of Opposites" by Alice Hoffman
November - "Farhenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury
October "The Time Between" by Karen White
September - "Water for Elephants" by Sara  Gruen 
August - "Ironweed" by Wiliam Kennedy
July - "The Great Gatsby" by Scott Fitzgerald
June - "The Innocent Man" by John Grisham
April - " Theatre" by Somerset Maugham
2016
December - "The Sun Also Rises" by Earnest Hemingway
July - "A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen
October - "Eugene Onegin" by Alexander Pushkin 
2015
"The Thorn Birds" by Calleen McCullough
"The Black Obelisk" by Ericj Maria Remarque
"The Chronicles of Narina" by C. Lewis
"The Funeral Party" by Ludmila Ulitskaya
"A Streetcar Named  Desire" by Tennessee Wiliams

 

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