Manayunk Book Club August Meetup

This month we're reading The Dinner by Herman Koch.

"An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives -- all over the course of one meal.

It's a summer's evening in Amsterdam, and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant for dinner. Each couple has a fifteen-year-old son. The two boys are united by their accountability for a single horrific act; an act that has triggered a police investigation and shattered the comfortable, insulated worlds of their families."

Should hopefully make for a suspenseful read.

We're meeting in the park. Bug spray and a chair are highly recommended!

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  • Sarah

    So sorry I'm missing tonight! I was dying to hear what everyone thought of the book. Stupid work!

    August 27, 2013

  • Babs B.

    Start my new job next week so I won't be able to make it. Enjoy!

    August 20, 2013

  • Emily C.

    Just learned a friend is in town for work next week so I'm no longer able to make it. Enjoy!

    August 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    just found out i have a friend from Cali visiting that week! just changed my RSVP to no, enjoy!

    August 16, 2013

  • Sarah

    So my work schedule changed and I'm out for Tuesday nights now. I'm not sure what time I will get out. If its at all reasonable I will try to make it by 8. I had such a great time last month I don't want to miss out!

    1 · August 12, 2013

  • Sarah

    As long as my work schedule doesn't change, I'm there!

    August 4, 2013

  • Colin

    I still say it's 'The Diner'. Matt Damon is displeased...

    August 1, 2013

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