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Wallace Stegner Marathon Continued

We are meeting this Tuesday, July 23rd, the usual time and place. And we are still reading Stegner. This month we are focussing on Remembering Laughter, Conversations with Wallace Stegner on Western History and Literature, and The Spectator Bird. It’s all wonderful … Continue reading

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Stegner Ultra Marathon

After a hiatus of several months, we met this past week to discuss Vonnegut’s collection of essays. It was nice to be back together again and I’ll do my best to keep our meetings more regular. It’s no surprise that … Continue reading

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A Man Without a Country

We are currently reading Kurt Vonnegut’s, A Man Without a Country. Here is the summary from Amazon, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “For all those who have lived with Vonnegut in their imaginations . . . this is what he is … Continue reading

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Next meeting: October 30

We will meet next on Tuesday evening, October 30, to discuss Can’t we talk about something more pleasant by Roz Chast. The usual time and place. Hope to see you all.

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Can’t we talk about something more pleasant, by Roz Chast

For this month we are reading the memoir Can’t we talk about something more pleasant by the New Yorker cartoonist, Roz Chast.  We will meet next on Thursday, September 13, 8:30 pm. Here is the summary from Amazon: In her first memoir, New … Continue reading

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Wolf Willow

For this month we are reading Wallace Stegner’s memoir, Wolf Willow. We will meet next on Thursday, August 9, 8:30 pm. See you all then. Here is the blurb from Amazon: Wallace Stegner weaves together fiction and nonfiction, history and … Continue reading

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Edward Abbey

This month we are reading Edward Abbey. If you have never read anything by him, I recommend Desert Solitaire. Or if you want fiction, try The Monkey Wrench Gang. He also has a number of essay collections and other novels. … Continue reading

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