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Book Club

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. 

nabokov april 2019
When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: New Russia Cultural Center
1550 Broadway Rensselaer NY 12144
Bring something to the table. 
 
Book of April 2019
 
"The Luzhin Defense" by V. Nabokov
A chilling story of obsession and madness. Luzhin, a distracted, withdrawn boy, takes up chess as a refuge from everyday life. To men like Luzhin, life and chess are such lonely battles.

If you want to read this book in Russian online - here the link: https://libking.ru/books/prose-/prose-rus-classic/519733-vladimir-nabokov-zashchita-luzhina.html
 
2019
March "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro
January/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
 
 
 
 

 

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