Book Discussions

book discussionsJoin us as our Book Discussions move ONLINE for Summer!  See all the selections, REGISTER & GET MORE INFO

 

 

 

 

 

dutchFredricksen Reads: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Monday, July 27 - 7 pm via Zoom

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past. But when at last they’re forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested. You must have read or listened to the book to attend. Registration begins May 1. Ages 18 and older, please. REGISTER NOW

 

howardsCurl Up with the Classics: Howards End by E.M. Foster
Tuesday, August 4 - 10:00 am via Zoom

Curl Up with the Classics with our daytime book discussions. Howards End is a novel by E. M. Forster about social conventions, codes of conduct and relationships in turn-of-the-century England. A strong-willed and intelligent woman refuses to allow the pretensions of her husband's smug English family to ruin her life. Howards End is considered by some to be Forster's masterpiece. You must have read or listened to the book to attend. Registration begins May 1. Ages 18 and older, please. REGISTER NOW

 

stoneMoving Forward Book Group: A Stone Boat by Andrew Solomon
Wednesday, August 5 - 1 pm to 2 pm

Join us for Moving Forward, our book discussion series geared towards those who have suffered a loss or tragedy and could use an infusion of hope. In cooperation with Hospice of Central PA, we will be reading books focusing on the redemptive power of the human spirit. Part eulogy and part confession, A Stone Boat is a luminous and moving evocation of the love between a son and his mother. Andrew Solomon tells an exquisitely perceptive story of family, identity, and the changes wrought by grief and loss. You must have read or listened to the book to attend. Registration begins May 1. Ages 18 and older, please. REGISTER NOW

 

letterFredricksen Reads: The Printed Letter Bookshop by Katherine Reay
Monday, August 24 - 7 pm to 8 pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. The Printed Letter Bookshop is a captivating story of good books, a testament to the beauty of new beginnings, and a sweet reminder of the power of friendship. You must have read or listened to the book to attend. Registration begins May 1. Ages 18 and older, please. REGISTER NOW

 

 

 


ulyssesCurl Up with the Classics Discussing Ulysses by James Joyce
Thursdays in June & July at 8:00 pm via Zoom

Join us as we discuss James Joyce’s Ulysses.
June 4—Part I: Telemachus & Nestor & Proteus
June 11—Part II: Calypso & Lotus Eaters
June 18—Part II: Hades & Aeolus
June 25—Part II: Lestrygonians & Scylla and Charybdis
July 2—Part II: Wandering Rocks & Sirens                                                                
July 9—Part II: Cyclops & Nausicaa
July 16—Part II: Oxen of the Sun & Circe
July 23—Part III: Eumaeus & Ithaca
July 30—Part III: Penelope
You must have read or listened to the applicable sections of the book to attend. Ages 18 and older, please.
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