Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

That’s it… the vote is closed and the book of September was decided to be Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer .

A little taste of the summary: « Oskar Schell is a nine-year-old amateur inventor, jewelry designer, astrophysicist, tambourine player and pacifist. Oskar turns his naïvely precocious vocabulary to the understanding of historical tragedy, as he searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks… »

A coincidence?

To be discussed …

Enjoy your summer readings!!!

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  • Ganit

    I set the vote based on the books proposed during the meeting.
    I will send an email about that to all the members, but you can start voting already... Esra, you too :)

    Anirudh also recommended Vurt by Jeff Noon as a good reading, but he wasn't sure it would make a book discussion... so I only mention it here... thanks Anirudh.

    1 · September 12

  • Cam

    The book I was talking about, for which I could not remember the author, is The Luminaries, by Eleanor Catton.
    It is the winner of the 2013 Man Booker prize. The author is the youngest ever to win the award.

    It was very nice debating with you all!

    1 · September 10

  • Irene

    Yes it is the link Soraya posted
    Let me know if anyone is going and would like to join me?

    1 · September 10

  • Irene

    did you receive the link to the American Literary Festival?

    September 9

  • Irene

    Not my cup of tea but I enjoyed hearing everyone's point of vue

    September 9

    • Ganit

      these are my favorite discussions... these where some people like the book and others no :)

      September 9

  • Huan

    Hi, this is my first time. I'm only about 60% through the book. Is it ok to join the conversion this way? Thank you. :)

    September 8

  • A former member
    A former member

    It's a great book for discussion. Have fun!

    1 · September 3

  • Esra A.

    I finished this book less than a week, looking forward to discuss :)

    1 · August 31

  • Maria L

    Hi, joining to know more about the current good books and speak English about them

    August 10

  • Tessa

    i borrowed my brother's kindle and cant wait to get started - now I just need to figure out how one buys books and puts them on this device and all that jazz....

    1 · August 5

  • Esra A.

    really happy to find a book club here in Paris, I just downloaded Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close to my kindle. Hope to meet you all ..


    August 4

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