Category Archives: Book Selections

100 Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God

Our next selection is Ashley Mae Hoiland’s 100 Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God. Several of you have personal connections to the author as she graduated from BYU’s English department. We will meet next on Tuesday, May … Continue reading

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When We Were Orphans

For this month we are reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s When We Were Orphans.  We will meet next on April 19. Here is the blurb from Amazon. From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The … Continue reading

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Leaping: Revelations and Epiphanies

For this month we are reading Brian Doyles Leaping: Revelations and Epiphanies. We will meet next on Thursday, March 1, 8:30 pm. Here is the summary from Amazon: In this spirited collection of essays, Brian Doyle employs his wit, wisdom, … Continue reading

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Patrick Madden: Sublime Physick

We are reading Sublime Physick, a collection of essays by Patrick Madden. We will meet again on January 18, 8:30 pm. Here is the Amazon summary: A follow-up to Patrick Madden’s award-winning debut, this introspective and exuberant collection of essays is … Continue reading

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Winesburg, Ohio

For this month we are reading Sherwood Anderson’s novel Winesburg, Ohio. We will meet again on Tuesday, October 24, the usual time and place. Here is the summary from Amazon, In this moving collection of interrelated stories, Ohio-born Sherwood Anderson … Continue reading

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Poetry Night

We are meeting again on Tuesday, September 19 at 8:30 pm. We are reading poetry of Emily Dickinson and Wendall Berry. It should be a nice discussion from two poets of very different time periods. See you then.

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The Friendly Persuasion

We have been reading Jessamyn West’s The Friendly Persuasion, for the past two months. We will meet again on Thursday, August 17, 8:30 pm at my place. See you then. Here is a blurb about the book from Amazon: A … Continue reading

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