The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Tuesday, January 18th, 7:00 pm The Corrections is a 2001 novel of social criticism by American author Jonathan Franzen. The satirical family drama drew widespread critical acclaim, earned Franzen a National Book Award, and was a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The book revolves around the troubles …

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Mansfield Park

Thursday, November 4, 7:00 pm Mansfield Park by Jane Austen In this novel, said to be Austen’s favorite, the idyllic Bertram family estate becomes home to a poor young relative, Fanny. In Mansfield Park’s wealthy world of social accomplishments and flirtations, the sensible Fanny finds herself out of place, yet …

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Seabiscuit

Thursday, October 7, 7:00 pm Seabiscuit  by Laura Hillenbrand Seabiscuit is the nonfiction story of a thoroughbred racehorse who became an unlikely champion and symbol of hope to many Americans during the Great Depression. The 2003 film adaptation stars Tobey Macguire and Jeff Bridges.

The Reader

Thursday, September 2, 7:00 pm The Reader by Bernhard Schlink The Reader is a provocative, morally challenging, and deeply moving novel about a young boy’s erotic awakening in a clandestine love affair with a mysterious older woman. Falling ill on his way home from school, 15-year-old Michael Berg is rescued …

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