Brandeis University Women's Monthly Book Group


4th Monday of the month (usually)
9:30 - 11:30 am
New women welcome, bring a friend!


JANUARY  28       WARD JUST :  EXILES IN THE GARDEN  ,A handful of European
                             expatriates in Washington, D.C. observe the political shenanigans  
                                         of the city.  A nine-term Senator and his son are protagonists.

FEBRUARY  25     DAISY HAY :  YOUNG ROMANTICS.  In view of the  current interest in
                                          Frankenstein this book of elegant prose describes the lives of Byron, Keats,
                                          and the Shelleys..

MARCH  25          VIKRAM SETH  ;  AN EQUAL MUSIC  A novel about music and the multiple
                                          dynamics  of a string  quartet  : recruitment, performance,   relationships and
                                          romance, business, traveling et al.

APRIL      22          KAMILA SHAMSIE :  HOME FIRE  .  Modern Antigone. British Muslims in
                                         London;  Amherst , Mass.; and the Middle East.   Isma, a Pakistani Londoner
                                          goes to the U.S. to study while her sister tries to extricate their brother from

MAY         27           DAVE EGGERS :  HEROES OF THE FRONTIER  .  An American family flee
                                           from their father to Alaska and begin a life on the frontier.  

JUNE       24           ROSE TREMAIN   : THE COLOUR  A historical novel  set in  19th  Century Gold
                                           Rush New Zealand involving an immigrant family  when everything was at risk.


Contact: Leslie Steinmetz, (805) 687-5031,