Our calendar for this coming year, 2021-2022

September 21 Anxious People: A Novel by Fredrik Backman, 2020 (Author of A Man Called Ove); discussion led by Jeris Johnson.

A quirky, big-hearted novel…Wry, wise, and often laugh-out-loud funny, it’s a wholly original story that delivers pure pleasure.” —People 352 pages
October 19 Crusade for Justice by Ida B. Wells; discussion led by tbd.

Autobiography of one of the foremost crusaders against black oppression. 496 Pages
November 16 The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson; discussion led by Ann Foster

Story of a traveling librarian in Appalachia. Fiction 322 pages
December 21 The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy; discussion led by Sue Kimball

“This is a short book but filled with such wisdom that I would love to discuss the concepts with the women. It is a book I have purchased to share with my children and grandchildren. If I could combine images and words to share the truth of my life, this book would be it.” Sue Kimball 128 pgs.
January 18 The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris; discussion led by tbd

"Equal parts funny and chilling; the most bold and original novel in years." 367 pages
February 15 The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt; discussion led by Marsha Besch

New York: Vintage Books (Random House), 2012. Non Fiction 528 pages
March 15 The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith; discussion led by Susan Spivey

New York: Little Brown, 2014. Robert Galbraith is the pseudonym used by J. K. Rowling (of Harry Potter fame) for her adult mystery series 464 pages. NOTE: this is the second book in this series, if your prefer to read the first one prior, it is The Cuckoo's Calling.
April 19 Where the Past Begins: a writer’s memoir by Amy Tan; discussion led by tbd

Harper Collins, 2017. Amy Tan is a best-selling author of books like The Joy Luck Club, and the Valley of Amazement, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, and so forth. This autobiography is her story, a memoir of her life. 368 Pages
May 17 Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Author of All the Light We Cannot See and About Grace); discussion led by tbd

NOTE: This book is not to be released until September, 2021). 640 pages