Joyce

Location:

Sebastopol, CA
Hometown: Sebastopol

Member since:

May 11, 2012

What novels have you enjoyed reading lately?

I just read all the Patrick Melrose novels of Edward St. Aubyn. There are 5. I couldn't stop! If you haven't read him before, you'll be amazed - something like a combination of Proust and Waugh, if they were describing heroin addiction and family dysfunctions... Very dark, philosophical, and introspective.... which I tend to love. I have enjoyed Nicole Krauss' books as well lately.

Please recommend a novel for our group to discuss. Why do you suggest this book?

I need others' suggestions here.

What interests you about our group, and what do you hope it will become?

I am looking forward to making friends - with both readers and new books. I love to discuss, analyze, and listen, basically.

Introduction

I'm a sociology instructor "retired" to teaching only 2 classes, finding myself with lots of time,realizing I'd love to meet other book-lovers. But I need to catch up with novels! I've been steeped in sociology for years!


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