Tuesday, March 10, 2015. 7:30 PM.
“Traces the author’s experiences as a young bullied Jewish-Russian immigrant in Queens, his haphazard college pursuits, and his initial forays into a literary career (From the Publisher).”
Tuesday, March 24, 2015. 1:30 PM.
“In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman, as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters.” (From the Publisher)
Tuesday, April 14, 2015. 7:30 PM.
Sharing a childhood in small-town Wisconsin before going their separate ways with careers and families, Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny are reunited during a visit marked by culture clashes, respective pursuits of meaning and a woman who inspires passion in each of them.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015. 1:30 PM.
"When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter has any idea where he might be—until they find a love letter he wrote many years before, to a Burmese woman who is unknown to them (From the Publisher)."
Tuesday, May 12, 2015. 7:30 PM.
2014 National Book Award for Fiction Winner
“A collection of short stories by a former Marine captain and Iraq veteran focuses on the complexities of life for soldiers on the front lines and after, exploring themes ranging from brutality and faith to guilt and survival.” (From the Publisher)
Tuesday, May 26, 2015. 1:30 PM.
Traces more than three decades in the lives of a wealthy Charleston debutante who longs to break free from the strictures of her household and pursue a meaningful life; and the urban slave, Handful, who is placed in her charge as a child before finding courage and a sense of self.