Book Browsers

         

 

AAUW BOOK BROWSERS – an important opportunity for members, and their guests, to hold meaningful discussions based on literature selected by the steering committee. Welcome to all!

Meeting Place: Kathleen Clay Edwards  Branch Library

1420 Price Park Road (off Hobbs Road)

Meeting Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Meeting Dates: First Monday of the month, except September, 2017 and January, 2018;  no meetings in July and August (* indicates 2nd Monday of the month)

September 11, 2017*    Wharton, Edith, “The Age of Innocence” (F)

(Marilyn Cotten-McMichael and Diane Vaughn, leaders)

 

October 2, 2017             Shetterly, Margot Lee, “Hidden Figures” (NF-B) #

(Diane Vaughn, leader)

 

November 6, 2017         Cooper, Helene, “The House at Sugar Beach” (NF-AB)#

(Dawn Beazer, leader)

 

December 4, 2017           Stewart, Amy, “Girl Waits With Gun” (F)

(Sue Mengert, leader)

 

January 8, 2018*             Smith, Lee, “Dimestore” (NF-AB) #

(Mary Fran Schickedantz, leader)

 

February 5, 2018             Sendker, Jan-Philipp, “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats” (F) #

(Roddy Hurewitz, leader)

 

March 5, 2018                 Simonson, Helen, “The Summer Before the War” (F) #

(Mary Woodrow, leader)

 

April 2, 2018                     Baum, Noa, “A Land Twice Promised” (NF)

(Dot Mason, leader)

 

May 7, 2018                     Shen, Ann, “Bad Girls Throughout History” (NF-B)

(Cherrie Wheaton, leader)

 

June 4, 2018                     Lunch and Book Selection for following year

 

#Available through the GPL Book Discussion Group Collection

 

We usually get together for lunch before our meeting at 1:30. We will discuss time and place at the previous meeting. I do hope everyone will be able to attend. If you have any questions, please call 336-316-1339 or email mandrwoodrow@aol.com.

 

AAUW BOOK BROWSERS
READING LIST 2016-2017

Meeting Place: Kathleen Clay Edwards  Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road (off Hobbs Road)

Meeting Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Meeting Dates: First Monday of the month, except September, 2016 and January, 2017;  no meetings in July and August (* indicates 2nd Monday of the month)

September 12, 2016*    Strout, Elizabeth, “Olive Kitteridge” (F) # (Mary Woodrow)

October 3, 2016             Morganstern, Erin, “The Night Circus” (F) (Cherrie Wheaton)

November 7, 2016         Gawande, Atul, “Being Mortal” (NF) #  (Libby Haile)

December 5, 2016           Angelou, Maya, “Letter to My Daughter” (NF) and “Hallelujah: The Welcome Table” (optional, cookbook) (Carmen Redding)

January 9, 2017*             Brown, Daniel James, “The Boys in The Boat” (NF) # (Roddy Hurewitz)

February 6, 2017             McCollough, David, “The Wright Brothers” (NF) # (Jane Terwillegar and Marilyn Cotten-McMichael)

March 6, 2017                 Robinson, Roxana, “Cost” (F) # (Dianne Lytle)

April 3, 2017                     Hirshman, Linda, “Sisters in Law” (NF) (Mary Fran Schickedantz)

May 1, 2017                     Sands, Philippe, “East West Street” (NF) (Elaine Ostrowski)

June 5, 2017                    Lunch and Book Selection for following year

#Available through the GPL Book Discussion Group Collection

We usually get together for lunch before our meeting at 1:30. We will discuss time and place at the previous meeting. I do hope everyone will be able to attend. If you have any questions, please call 336-316-1339 or email mandrwoodrow@aol.com.

 

Previous book discussions:
September14, 2015* Bryson, Bill, “A Walk in the Woods” (NF) #
(Will Carter from KCE Library, leader)

October 5, 2015 Kline, Christina Baker, “Orphan Train” (F) #
(Mary Woodrow, leader)

November 2, 2015 Lende, Heather, “Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dog” (NF) #
(Libby Haile, leader)

December 7, 2015 Lee, Harper, “To Kill a Mockingbird” (F) #
(Jane Terwilligar, leader)

January 4, 2016 Lee, Harper, “Go Set a Watchman” (F)#
(Marilyn Cotton-McMichael, leader)

February 1,2016 Munro, Alice, “Dear Life” (F)
(Sue Mengert, leader)(Gertrude Royal will provide copies of this book)

March 7, 2016 Albright, Madeline, “Prague Winter 1937-48” (NF)
(Dot Mason, leader)

April 4, 2016 Tsukiyama, Gail, “The Street of a Thousand Blossoms” (F)

May 2, 2016 Doerr, Anthony, “All the Light We Cannot See) (F) #
(Carmen Redding, Cherrie Wheaton et. al., leaders)

# Available through the GPL Book Discussion Group Collection

From time to time we will get together for lunch before our meeting at 1:30. We will discuss time and place at the previous meeting. I do hope everyone will be able to attend! If you have any questions, please call 316-1339 or email (mandrwoodrow@aol.com).

READING LIST 2014-2015

Meeting Place: Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road (off Hobbs Road)

Meeting Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Meeting Dates  First Monday of the month except September, 2014; no meetings in July and August (* 2nd Monday of the month)

September 8, 2014 *      Stowe, Harriet Beecher, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” (F)

( Jane  Terwillegar and Everlena Diggs, co-leaders)

October 6, 2014             Tsukiyama, Gail, “A Hundred Flowers” (F)

(Sue Mengert, leader)

November 3, 2014          Warren, Elizabeth, “A Fighting Chance” (NF)

(Charlotte Divitci, leader)

December 1, 2014           Kidd, Sue Monk, “Invention of Wings” (F)

(Sandy Russell, leader)

January 5, 2015               Angelou, Maya, “I  Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” (NF)

(Sherry Kelly, leader)

February 2, 2015              Carter, Jimmy,  “A Call to Action” (NF)

(Cherrie Wheaton, leader)

March 2, 2015                  Smith, Lee, “Guests on Earth” (F)#

(Elaine Ostrowski, leader)

April 6, 2015                    de Bernieres, Louis, “Birds Without Wings” (F)

(Mary Woodrow, leader)

(Gertrude Royal will supply books)

May 4, 2015                      Atkinson, Kate,  “Life after Life” (F)

(Libby Haile, leader)

 

# Available through GPL Book Discussion Group Collection

From time to time we will get together for lunch before our meeting at 1:30. We will discuss time and place at the previous meeting.

If you have any questions, please call (316-1339) or email (mandrwoodrow@aol.com)