The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

The novel follows the story of Denny Swift, a race car driver living in Seattle, and his dog Enzo, who believes in the Mongolian legend that a dog who is prepared will be reincarnated in his next life as a human.[2] Enzo sets out to prepare, with The Seattle Times calling his journey "a struggle to hone his humanness, to make sense of the good, the bad and the unthinkable."[3]

Enzo spends his days watching and learning from television, gleaning what he can about his owner's greatest passion, race car driving — and relating it to life. Enzo eventually plays a key role in Denny's child-custody battle with his in-laws, and distills his observations of the human condition in the mantra "that which you manifest is before you."

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  • A former member
    A former member

    This was a great evening and a good book. I really look forward to picking up the Maltese Falcon this weekend and meeting with you all in SF! Please let me know if you'd like to carpool.

    April 4, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Ill send a seperate email about carpooling. Thank you for coming. :)

      April 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you Jenny for hosting this meetup I had a very nice time tonight as the newbie. I look forward to future meetups!

    April 4, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Welcome to the group!

      April 5, 2013

  • Brenda C.

    I had a very nice time tonight - thanks for the good company and our new venue is working great! We can hear each other now and it's lots of fun. Thanks everyone!

    April 4, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I like that too!

      April 5, 2013

  • Haydee L.

    Thank you Jenny this is a great group, looking forward to our next meet,

    1 · April 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Welcome! :)

      April 5, 2013

  • Mar

    I have to sit this one out. See you next month!

    1 · April 3, 2013

  • Maggie W

    I have a mate visiting from Australia and I hope it's okay that he comes along. I got him a copy of the book and he's loving it.

    1 · April 1, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Of course its ok! :)

      April 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just picked it up and looking forward to it.

    March 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What We're Reading: Book Club Finds

    http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20683792,00.html

    The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
    Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
    Below Stairs by Margaret Powell

    March 21, 2013

  • Miriam

    It turns out my parents will be flying in that evening, so I won't be able to make it. Have fun discussing the book!

    March 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    So sorry that I can no longer make it. Looking forward to the next one.

    March 21, 2013

  • Sandi

    Unfortunately I have my puppy signed up for his training and they meet in Wednesday nites Feb 27-April 3.

    February 19, 2013

  • Haydee L.

    I'll be there, book in my list

    February 8, 2013

  • Brenda C.

    Thanks! Looking forward to discussing this book!

    February 7, 2013

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