Tag: Book Club

Join the Monday Book Club

MC Kollschegg When it is either too hot or too wet to be outside, pick up the biography, Isabelle: the Life of Isabelle Eberhardt by Annette Kobak for a good read. Isabelle was a brilliant French writer who was of Russian heritage but was born in Switzerland and lived most of her short life in the…

Monday Night Book Club discusses The Orphan Master’s Son

Mary Kollschegg For those who lived during the time of the Korean War (or Conflict as some insist on calling it), their recollections of the news stories about North Korea probably do not include such concepts as friendship, love or beauty. The Monday Book Club’s selection for April, The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson, contains all…

Monday Night Book Club

Set on a North Dakota reservation The Round House by Louise Erdrich explores the actions of a young boy trying to navigate both the tribal system of justice and the white man’s laws as he attempts to gain information that would put the man who attacked his mother behind bars. Joe, only 13 years old, does…

Monday Night Book Club to meet October 7

Jane Bottlinger On Monday, October 7, the Book Club will meet in the Madera Clubhouse Gold Room at 7:00 p.m. Judy Thut will facilitate our discussion of Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James. The year is 1803 and Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for six years. There are now two handsome and…

Monday Night Book Club

Jane Bottlinger The Monday Night Book Club is scheduled to meet at 7:00 p.m. in the Silver Room at the Madera Clubhouse on Monday, August 5. Scott McLain will facilitate the discussion of Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The setting of the book takes us back to the suburbs of New York in…

Monday Night Book Club notice

Jane Bottlinger On Monday, July 8 the Monday Night Book Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. in the Silver Room of the Madera Clubhouse. Kathleen Berry will facilitate our discussion of Fools of Fortune by William Trevor. In this award winning novel an informer’s body is found on the estate of a wealthy Irish family shortly…