Brandeis University Women's Monthly Book Group

 

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

BRANDEIS WOMEN”S BOOK GROUP   BOOKS FOR  SPRING  2019
 

JULY 22   ASYMMETRY  by  LISA HALLIDAY . Smash

reviews on this one.  Two unrelated sections Folly and

MADNESS are connected by a  shocking coda A novel

of ideas and political engagement.

 

AUGUST 26  OUTLINE  by RACHEL CUSK.  Called a

“novel in ten conversations” . A lush human collage. A portrait of a woman who resists concessions in life and art.

 

SEPTEMBER  23  THE LIBRARY BOOK  by  SUSAN

ORLEANS. Who set the fire in the LA Public Library in 1986?

A mystery, a history,a memoir , a fictional biography.

 

OCTOBER 28 WARLIGHT by  MICHAEL COOETZE. A teenage brother and sister are inexplicably left alone by

their  parents in  post WW II London.

 

NOVEMBER 25 CELESTIAL BODIES by JOKHA ALHARTI

A winner of the International Mann-Booker Prize for best book translated into English.Three generations of Omanis

(1880 to the present) are changed by society.

 

DECEMBER 16 (NOTE DATE ) ORLANDO by  VIRGINIA

WOOLF.  Wealthy Elizabethan Orlando changes into a

modern woman in three centuries. Biographical fiction.

Apropos of the transgender issues of  today.

 

Contact: Leslie Steinmetz, (805) 687-5031, leslierst4@gmail.com