Literary Freedom Book Group
|The Literary Freedom Book Group|
Meets: 6 p.m. - 4th Wednesday of the month (except in November & December - meet Monday due to holidays)
Focus: broad range of fiction with an occasional nonfiction title - in November/December, members choose books for the following year
January -- The River at Night by Erica Ferencik
February -- Close Enough To Touch by Colleen Oakley
March -- Slow Man by J.M. Coetzee
April -- The Spy by Paulo Coelho
May -- Another Country by James Baldwin
June -- The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric
July -- Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
August -- The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes
September -- The House of the Spirits by isabelle Allende
October -- The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
November 28 -- Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
December 26 -- No-No Boy by John Okada (or The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah - if unable to find No-No Boy)
A "raw, relentless, and heart-poundingly real" (Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author) thriller set against the harsh beauty of the Maine wilderness, The River at Night charts the journey of four friends as they fight to survive the aftermath of a white water rafting accident.Winifred Allen needs a vacation.
Can you miss something you never had?
J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018.