The book club will meet again in August when they will discuss The Final Confession of Mabel Stark by Robert Hough.
The Pember Book Club will read any title by Julie Klam:
The book club decided to read more of Mark Kurlansky’s books. They are well-done and interesting. They also plan to read 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann for their November meeting. More info will posted. The book club will discuss books written by Mark Kurlansky. He has had 23
The Pember Book Club will be reading Ray Bradbury titles to discuss at the next meeting. For more information on Bradbury and his writing see http://www.raybradbury.com/ This is a link to the NY Times article printed the day after Bradbury’s death.
The book club will be reading: We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese by Elizabeth M. Norman. See this link for a review.
Join us as the Pember book club discusses Saint-Exupery: A Biography by Stacy Schiff. Product description from Amazon: From a master biographer, the life story of the daring French aviator who became one of the twentieth century’s most beloved authors Antoine de Saint-Exupéry disappeared at age forty-four during a reconnaissance flight over southern France. At the time he
The next book club meeting will be in November. We will be reading Saratoga Trunk by Edna Ferber. According to http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk the book is “the basis for the classic film starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman. Saratoga Trunk unfolds the story of Clio Dulaine, an ambitious Creole beauty who more than meets her match in
The book club is reading “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson. Join them for a discussion of the book and find out why this book has become so popular. See this link for a reading group guide.
The book club will be discussing “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak. “Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel–a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.”
The Book Club will be reading The colossus of New York : a city in thirteen parts by Colson Whitehead. “The Colossus of New York captures the city’s inner and outer landscapes in a series of vignettes, meditations, and personal memories. Colson Whitehead conveys with almost uncanny immediacy the feelings and thoughts of longtime residents
We are reading any book by John Updike. Those available at the Pember are: The Best American short stories of the century. New York : Houghton Mifflin, c1999. Updike, John. A child’s calendar. New York : Holiday House, 1999. Updike, John. A helpful alphabet of friendly objects : poems. New York : A. Knopf, 1995, c1994. Updike, John. Licks