June 2013 Contemporary Book Discussion

  • June 19, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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BOOK INFORMATION

Title: The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Genre: Fiction – General
Year of Publication: 2005
Approximate Page Count: 260 pages
Summary: Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he’s still alive. But it wasn’t always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book. Sixty years later and half a world away, 14-year-old Alma, who was named after a character in that book, undertakes an adventure to find her namesake and save her family. With virtuosic skill and soaring imaginative power, Nicole Krauss gradually draws these stories together toward a climax of extraordinary depth and beauty.
Suggested by: Sue C.


DISCUSSION VOLUNTEERS

Author and Book Presentation: Sue
Discussion Questions: One volunteer is needed to lead the discussion with questions.


LAST UPDATE: June 16, 2013

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  • Sue

    Small group last night by lots to talk about and untangle about History of Love.

    1 · June 20, 2013

    • Charlie K.

      You did a great job presenting the book and author!

      1 · June 20, 2013

    • Pam N.

      Agreed!!

      1 · June 21, 2013

  • John

    Disappointed I can't be there. Enjoyed the book even though I got lost in the different voices once or twice.

    June 19, 2013

    • Pam N.

      You and many others, :D

      1 · June 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was sorry to miss it. I got stuck in traffic on the way home from Menlo Park. My main question at the end of the book was -- was Bruno really just a figment of Leo's imagination? I guess he was...

    June 20, 2013

    • Pam N.

      Gabrielle, I think the consensus was that yes, Bruno was not in New York with Leo. He actually died in 1941.

      1 · June 21, 2013

  • Anthony

    A great discussion as always, even with a small group. :-)

    June 20, 2013

  • Tailors D.

    Sorry. I have to bow out this time.

    June 17, 2013

  • Deb D.

    See everyone in 2 months

    June 16, 2013

  • Julianne

    see u then

    June 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looks like I likely will have to miss it

    June 1, 2013

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