This is a book club for people who love to read and discuss classic literature. Generally this includes books more than 40 years old that most people would "classic". Meetings will be held on the third Tuesday of each month virtually (until we can meet in person again safely). We use Google Meet as our platform.
Here is a look at the books we will be reading and discussing in the next few months: - June 2021: Hunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson - July 2021: The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia by Ursula Le Guin - August 2021: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos - September 2021: Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie - October 2021: A Grain of Wheat by Ngugi wa Thiong'o - November 2021: Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence - December 2021: The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Past reads: - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson - Tinker Tailor Solider Spy by John le Carré - The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf - Brave New World by Aldous Huxley - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce - Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov - The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner - My Antonia by Willa Cather - Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin - Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick - The Stranger by Albert Camus - Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier - Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad - One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey - One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe - Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne - No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe - Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift - To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf - The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Suttree by Cormac McCarthy - The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu - For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway - Great Expectations by Charles Dickens - We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson - Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck - Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein - The Good Earth by Pearl Buck - Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe - The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers - A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole - Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson - Catch-22 by Joseph Heller - Giovanni's Rooms by James Baldwin - Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky - Epic of Gilgamesh