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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: Friday, October 13, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: TBA
Bring something to the table. 
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Flowers for Algernon
Book of October 2023

"Russian Canary: Zheltukhin" by Dina Rubina

This is the first book of the trilogy: Zheltukhin, Voice, Prodigal Son. Nowadays you rarely come across literature that is interesting not only in content but also in the language of presentation. A book about heart-aching love, the non-random coincidences in life that fate generously places on people, Israeli counterintelligence, about the intertwining of destinies connected by little yellow canaries.

To read this book online in Russian - click here
 
2023 
September - Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes
August "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini 
July - "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe
June  - "Petrov's Flu" by Aleksey Salnikovy
May - "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy
April - "The Joke" by Milan Kundera
March - "Thérèse Desqueyroux" by François Mauriac
FebruaryAmy and Isabelle " by Elizabeth Strout
January - "Oscar and the Lady in Pink" by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt 
 
2022
December - "Chronicle of a Death Foretold" by Gabriel Garsia Markes
November - "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands" by Jorge Amado 
October  - "The City and the Dogs" by Mario Vargas Llosa
September - "The Postman Always Rings Twice"  by James Cain
August - "Death with Interruptions"  by Jose Saramago
July - "The God of Small Things"  by Arundhati Roy
June"The Dutch House" by Ann Patchett
May  - "Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys 
April"Downton Abbey" by Jessica Fellowes
March - "Where Angels Fear to Tread" by F.M. Forster
January/February - "Brideshead Revisited" by Evelyn Waugh

2021
December - "Foreigner" by Sergey Dovlatov.
November - "Bel-Ami" by Guy De Maupassant.
October - "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" by Fannie Flagg
September - "City of Girls" by Elizabeth Gilbert
August  - "The Story of the Lost Child" by Elena Ferrante
July - "Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay"  by Elena Ferrante
June - "The Story of a New Name"  by Elena Ferrante
May - "My Brilliant Friend"  by Elena Ferrante
April - "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.
March  - "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers.
February - "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress" by Robert Heinlein
January - "Adam Bede" by George Eliot
 
2020
December - "The House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton
November - "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest " by Ken Kesey
October - "Madam Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
February - "Ship of Fools" by Katherine Anne Porter
January - "Hotel Du Lac" by Anita Brookner
 
2019
December  - "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 Gathering"  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 - "Fahrenheit 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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