Scheduled of Dates
Monday, July 25th: Moderator Judy Wilson, “March” by Geraldine Brooks
set in the Civil War period and is a story about the absent father in Louisa
May Alcott’s story “Little Women”.
Monday, August 22th: Moderator: Ann Cleaver: “East of Eden” by
John Steinbeck, a symbolic story of Cain and Abel set in the Salinas valley.
Monday, September 26th: Moderator Steve Andrews: “Pillars of the Earth” by Ken Follett set in
12th century England and concerning the succession to
the English throne.
Thursday – ahead of Halloween, October 27th
Moderator Shirley Greif: “Tale of Two Cities”
by Charles Dickens set in London and Paris during the French revolution.
Monday, November 28th: Moderator Bev Lenihan: “Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell, a story of thinking
without thinking – in the blink of an eye.
Dec: Take a
month off but line up the following books
Monday, January 30th: Moderator Joe Cleaver: “The Bookseller of Kabul” by Asne Seiertad, a
story focused in war-torn Kabul in 2001.
Monday, February 27th: Moderator Jagi Shashani: “Freedom at Midnight” by
Larry Collins describes the Indian independence movement in 1947-48.
Monday, March 26th: Moderator: Don Allen: “Cloud Atlas” by David Mitchell, a novel
that includes history, science, humor, suspense through six related stories.
Monday, April 30th: Moderator: Marj Mancuso: “Stranger in a Strange Land” by Robert
Heinlein, a science fiction story of a man born and raised on Mars and returns
to earth with superhuman abilities – kind of like many of our Rotarians.
Thursday – ahead of Memorial Day, May 24th
Moderator Gary Jones: “Confessions of an Economic Hitman” by John Perkins;
Perkins tells his own story of traveling the world to third world countries for
Monday, June 25th: Moderator Cookie Hoover: “Pride and
Prejudice” by Jane Austen; a story of genteel society at the beginning of the
19th century in England.
Monday, July 30th: Moderator TBD: “In Search of Small Gods” by
Jim Harrison; our first book of poetry.
Other books: The Longest Winter by David
Halbersham; a look at the Korean war including the lead up to it, the
leaders of the war, and its strategy. “Confessions of Nat Turner” by
William Styron; the story of a slave rebellion in the South prior to the civil
Remember, we also are looking for “wildcards” –
reports on interesting books you have read recently. Come and tell us