Literary Pairings Book Discussion Group meets the second Wednesday of the Month from 7 to 8:30 pm from September through June. Participants will read an assigned classic one month followed by a contemporary readalike similar in theme, plot and/or characters the following month. Facilitators Nancy Christy and librarian Jane Granatino will lead the discussions, but participants are encouraged to bring their own questions as well.
The selection for October 9th is Still Life by Louise Penny.
Pairings through June 2020 include:
November 13th ~ Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska
December 11th ~ The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
January 8th ~ The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
February 12th ~ A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
March 11th ~ Black Elk Speaks by Black Elk
April 8th ~ There, There by Tommy Orange
May 13th ~ The Outermost House by Henry Beston
June 10th ~ Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck
This group is currently full, however we are inviting those of you who may want to participate online to our new Literary Pairings Online discussion group! The day after the group meets, we will post comments, questions and links of interest to those unable to participate because of limited space or scheduling difficulties. To join this group, visit Goodreads at https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/20251829-introduction for more information.
Free and open to adults. This group is limited to 15 participants. For more information or to register for this group, contact Jane Granatino at the Reference Desk at 401-247-1920 x2.