The Commuter Book Club reads "Canada" by Richard Ford

Share the love of a good read - the kind of book that makes Metro stops and miles fly by, but doesn’t take six weeks to finish.

Then get together for gelato and coffee with other DMV Commuters, and talk about the book - or how many stops you missed while reading.

And if you’re too busy to meet up in person, join us on twitter instead. @APLNico will live tweet the conversation, using the hashtag #APLrideread.

For September, we're reading Richard Ford's novel, "Canada" -

"After his parents are arrested and imprisoned for robbing a bank, fifteen-year-old Dell Parsons is taken in by Arthur Remlinger who, unbeknownst to Dell, is hiding a dark and violent nature that interferes with Dell’s quest to find grace and peace on the prairie of Saskatchewan."

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  • Carm

    I did not make it out of work in time! So sad to have missed the first one! Looking forward to next one.

    2 · October 10, 2013

    • Nico

      We missed you, but definitely join us for our next discussion, it was a great time :)

      October 10, 2013

  • Krystal L. R.

    Did the location change to Le Pain Quotidien?

    October 7, 2013

    • Alex Z.

      It did, unfortunately Boccato Gelato has unexpected construction this week.

      October 7, 2013

  • ron s

    Just got the book..dunno if i can finish it in time...

    October 7, 2013

    • Alex Z.

      You can still come to the meetup and discuss as much as you've read.

      1 · October 7, 2013

  • Karen

    Hello All! We are looking forward to the first CBC at Boccato Gelato! If you can't make it, feel free to tweet @APLNico and use hastag #APLrideread.

    October 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Scheduling conflict. See you next time. Have fun!

    October 6, 2013

    • Alex Z.

      We will miss having you, but feel free to join in on Twitter, either before or during the actual get together!

      October 7, 2013

  • Carm

    Picked up the book at Central this weekend, looking forward to this.

    1 · September 10, 2013

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