CH/Durham Book Club - Award Winners

April's book is an The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, which won numerous awards, and was on the NY Times Best Seller's list for 230 weeks. Nicole will be leading discussion, but we're still looking for a co-leader. We'll be meeting on the Chapel Hill side of town, exact location tbd. We'll be voting on titles for June and July at this meeting. Check out our message boards to suggest a book.

Here's the link to Amazon and Wikipedia and a short blurb:

It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . .

Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement before he is marched to Dachau.

This is an unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul.

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  • Beth L

    Great conversation - I hope you all can make it to the next meet up!!

    May 1, 2013

  • Jen

    Sorry to cancel at the last minute. I hope to attend next month.

    April 30, 2013

  • Beth L

    Excited for tonight! See you all there!

    April 30, 2013

  • Kelli V

    Sorry, not going to be able to attend this one, but will definitely be there next month.

    April 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is there an interest in still meeting about Sea of Poppies? We could host two books in one night for April - So April's meeting would have two simultaneous discussions, one for the scheduled book, and one for Sea of Poppies. Let me know if you think that is doable.

    April 10, 2013

    • Janice B

      I would be interested in reading this book. I have been reading the Google preview and it looks like a very good book.

      April 17, 2013

    • Janice B

      Sorry, I am MIA tonight.

      April 30, 2013

  • Janice B

    I have been out of town and left the books here.

    April 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I won't be there. Got a nasty cold yesterday. See you next month.

    April 30, 2013

  • Caroline

    I am a maybe. I have a big project due Friday. I would love to come but it's horrible timing

    April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be at work :(

    April 29, 2013

  • Christine G.

    I have a last minute conflict and cannot attend tomortow night.

    April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    out of town...

    February 16, 2013

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