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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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Living Buddha, Living Christ

For this month we are reading Living Buddha Living Christ by Thich Nhat Nanh. It is supposed to be very good, and since we haven’t read any philosophy in a long time, this should be good. We did not decide … Continue reading

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On letter writing

Debra sent this beautiful essay to me, so I thought I would share it. It echoes much of what I feel about the art of letter writing, and of course, it is related to the book we are reading for … Continue reading

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Silence, by Shusaku Endo

For this month we are reading the classic modern Japanese novel, Silence, by Shusaku Endo. It comes highly recommended. Here is the description from Amazon. Seventeenth-century Japan: Two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to a country hostile to their religion, where … Continue reading

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Reminder: Meeting tomorrow

We are meeting Tuesday evening, April 26, 8:30 pm at my house in Provo. Bring a treat to share if you like. I have some nice ginger tea I just brought back from Taiwan. Hope to see you all.

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