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Book Club

RSVP to Linda Chain for book club Zoom link and more information.  
Phone 720.746.8456 or email lalachain@gmail.com

2020 - 2021 Books

Thursday, September 24 
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Lori Gottlieb  

(432 pages/self-reflecting fiction)
 A behind-the-scenes peek from both sides of the couch.  Witty, relatable, moving homage to therapy.

 

Thursday, October 22

West with the Night
Beryl Markham

(294 pages/memoir)‚Äč

The author was British born and raised in Kenya.  She was a race horse trainer and an aviator.

 

Thursday, November 19

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night 
Mark Haddon

(274 pages, fiction)

An autistic 15 year old boy relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotion.  He investigates the murder of a neighbor's dog, opening his eyes to truths about his family.

 

Thursday, January 14

A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles

(462 pages, historical fiction)

A Russian count is sentenced to house arrest by the Bolsheviks and confined to live inside a hotel in Moscow for 30+ years.  The author weaves a story about the people that the count meets.

 

Thursday, February 11

Absent in the Spring
Mary Westacott (pen name for Agatha Christie)

(160 pages, fiction)

No crime in this book.  Rather a book about a woman and her self-reflection.

 

Thursday, March 18

The Dutch House
Ann Patchett

(337 pages, fiction)

About a brother and sister with a very close bond -- their lives and the role the house plays in the story. 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner.
 

Thursday, April 22

The Things We Never Said 
Nick Alexander

(348 pages, fiction)

Sean receives a box of mementoes.  His wife, battling cancer, wants to summarize their lives together.

 

Thursday, May 20

The All of It
Jeanette Haven

(145 pages, fiction)

Mid 80's in Ireland, a priest, a funeral, complicated love, rain, and fishing--all come together in a tale about a moral dilemma.

 

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