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Minnie Solomon z''l Book Club

Upcoming Sessions

1. Thursday, May 2, 2024 24 Nisan 5784

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

2. Thursday, June 6, 2024 29 Iyar 5784

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie by Lisa Napoli

3. Thursday, July 4, 2024 28 Sivan 5784

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- Horse by Geraldine Brooks

4. Thursday, August 1, 2024 26 Tammuz 5784

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- Homecoming by Kate Morton

5. Thursday, September 5, 2024 2 Elul 5784

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

6. Thursday, October 3, 2024 1 Tishrei 5785

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

7. Thursday, November 7, 2024 6 Cheshvan 5785

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron

8. Thursday, December 5, 2024 4 Kislev 5785

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club by J. Ryan Stradal

9. Thursday, January 2, 2025 2 Tevet 5785

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- Born A Crime By Trevor Noah

10. Thursday, February 6, 2025 8 Sh'vat 5785

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

11. Thursday, March 6, 2025 6 Adar 5785

11:00 AM - 12:30 PMMixed Presence- Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff
Past Sessions
Thursday, April 4, 2024 25 Adar II 5784 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Mixed Presence- Chances Are by Richard Russo
Thursday, March 7, 2024 27 Adar I 5784 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Mixed Presence- Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Thursday, February 1, 2024 22 Sh'vat 5784 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Mixed Presence- Good Night, Irene by Luis Alberto Urrea

The Minnie Solomon z"l Book Club meets on the first Thursday of every month to discuss popular literature.    

Do you love reading and discussing great books? Then come join the Minnie Solomon z"l Book Club! Our lively and engaging group meets on the first Thursday of every month to discuss popular literature and share our thoughts and insights.

Led by experienced and passionate readers, our book club offers a warm and welcoming environment where you can connect with other book lovers and engage in stimulating conversations about some of the best books around. From bestselling novels to award-winning works of non-fiction, we explore a wide range of genres and topics, and encourage lively and respectful discussion.

Our group is open to all who love to read, whether you are a lifelong reader or just starting out. We value diversity of opinion and perspective, and strive to create a supportive and inclusive community for all our members.

So if you're looking for a fun and engaging way to connect with others who share your love of literature, come join us for our next meeting. We can't wait to see you there!

Contact Maxine & Barbara Durst for more information on how to join this informative and lively discussion!


Upcoming book selections:
 

February 1, 2024
Good Night, Irene by Luis Alberto Urrea

An immersive tale that takes the reader on a journey through the life of Irene, a character whose complex world is filled with struggles, joys, and the mundane realities of existence. Urrea masterfully crafts a story that is at once deeply personal and universally resonant.

March 7, 2024
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

A timeless classic that explores the lives, loves, and tribulations of the four March sisters. Alcott's novel is a testament to the strength and resilience of women, delving into themes of family, independence, and the pursuit of one's dreams.

April 4, 2024
Chances Are by Richard Russo

Russo's novel is a compelling tale of friendship, secrets, and the paths not taken. Three friends reunite in a small coastal town, where the mysteries of their shared past slowly unravel, revealing long-buried truths that will change their lives forever.

May 2, 2024
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

An intricate and beautifully written novel that weaves together the stories of several characters across time and space, all connected by a single ancient text. Doerr explores themes of survival, the enduring power of stories, and the interconnectedness of the human experience.

June 6, 2024
Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie by Lisa Napoli

A tribute to the trailblazing women of NPR, Napoli's book is an inspiring look at how Susan Stamberg, Linda Wertheimer, Nina Totenberg, and Cokie Roberts broke barriers in journalism and paved the way for future generations.

July 4, 2024
Horse by Geraldine Brooks

In this captivating narrative, Brooks explores the bond between a man and his horse, delving into themes of loyalty, sacrifice, and the powerful connections that can transcend even the most challenging circumstances.

August 1, 2024
Homecoming by Kate Morton

Morton's spellbinding novel unravels the mysteries of a grand old house and the family that once lived there, weaving a tapestry of secrets, memory, and the unbreakable bonds of home and family.

September 5, 2024
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

A vibrant and utterly captivating novel set in the theater world of 1940s New York City. Gilbert's protagonist embarks on a journey of self-discovery filled with excitement, heartbreak, and the transformative power of female friendship.

October 3, 2024
One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

Serle takes readers on a journey to the stunning Amalfi Coast, where one woman embarks on a transformative vacation after a personal loss. This novel is a celebration of love, the beauty of Italy, and the ways in which travel can heal and renew.

November 7, 2024
I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron

With her trademark wit and insight, Ephron reflects on the joys and challenges of aging, particularly for women. This collection of essays is at once hilariously funny, candid, and profoundly moving.

December 5, 2024
Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club by J. Ryan Stradal

Stradal's novel captures the heart and soul of Midwestern life, centering around a beloved local supper club and the family that runs it. It's a story of love, community, and the simple pleasures that make life worth living.

January 2, 2025
Born A Crime By Trevor Noah

Noah's autobiography provides a compelling, humorous, and poignant look at his life growing up in South Africa during apartheid, offering insights into the complexities of identity, race, and family.

February 6, 2025
Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

McBride weaves a tale of community and the unlikely connections that form between the diverse residents who frequent a small grocery store, exploring the ways in which ordinary places can become extraordinary through the power of human connection.

March 6, 2025
Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff

A gripping historical novel that follows the journey of a young woman who becomes involved in a dangerous mission to save her family during World War II. Jenoff combines intense drama with deeply emotional storytelling to explore themes of courage, sacrifice, and the strength of the human spirit.

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