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Book Club Corner

submitted by Kit Darling and the members of the Bay Area Book Club At our May video chat, we discussed The Children Act by Ian McEwan.  Fiona May is a High Court Judge in Family Court. As such, she has to deal with some searingly difficult cases. She had to rule in a...

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submitted by Kit Darling and the members of the Bay Area Book Club At our April video chat, we discussed Autumn’s Grace by Bonnie Lendrum.  A nurse in a variety of roles, from community nursing to director roles in hospitals from Montreal to Toronto to Hamilton,...

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submitted by Kit Darling and the members of the Bay Area Book Club At our March video chat, we discussed The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.  From cotton plantations in Georgia to a wagon enroute to Indiana, we follow the story of Cora, born into...

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At our February video chat, we discussed Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland.  Comprised of eight stories, interlinked by the history of a painting, the book begins in current day with a mystery of sorts. After attending the funeral of a colleague, the math...

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Book Club Corner

Book Club Corner

submitted by Kit Darling and the members of the Bay Area Book Club At our January video chat, we discussed All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.  Set in France and Germany during World War 2, this wide-ranging novel raises many questions which resonate today....

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BOOK CLUB CORNER

BOOK CLUB CORNER

submitted by Kit Darling and the members of the Bay Area Book Club At our December video chat, we discussed All That Matters by Wayson Choy.  The companion novel to The Jade Peony, winner of the Giller Prize. The book follows the life of Kiam-Kim Chen from his...

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Submitted by Kit Darling and the Members of the Bay Area Book Club At our November meeting, we discussed The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards. The story opens during a blizzard in Kentucky. Dr. David Henry tries to drive his wife Norah to the hospital to...

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submitted by Kit Darling and the members of the Bay Area Book Club At our October meeting, we discussed Beautiful Scars: Steeltown Secrets, Mohawk Skywalkers and the Road Home by Tom Wilson. Juno Award winning musician and perhaps ‘local legend’ this memoir recounts...

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Submitted by Kit Darling and the members of the Bay Area Book Club Our first book discussion is October 5th, after our press deadline, so in the meantime, here are a few reviews of titles that we have enjoyed. To borrow them or place a reserve, go to...

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Book Club Corner – September

Book Club Corner – September

Submitted by Kit Darling and the members of the Bay Area Book Club Here are a few reviews of titles that we have enjoyed. To borrow them or place a reserve, go to https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/ . Beneath the Tamarind Tree by Isha Sesay.  Sesay is a CNN journalist of...

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