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This group will meet monthly (on Zoom) over a nine-month period to discuss the six novels, two story collections, and memoir published by James Salter (1925-2015). We'll tackle Salter's books in their publication order, from The Hunters (1956) through All That Is (2013).

The current plan is to cover the following works -
August 2022: The Hunters
September 2022: A Sport and a Pastime
October 2022: Light Years
November 2022: Solo Faces
December 2022: Dusk and Other Stories
January 2023: Burning the Days (memoir)
February 2023: Cassada
March 2023: Last Night: Stories
April 2023: All That Is

When asked about my "philosophy"...I quoted Charlotte Mew: "the spirit afterward, but first the flesh..."
- James Salter, 1973

Upcoming events (4+)

The Hunters

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We will discuss The Hunters (1956), Salter's debut novel.

Copies are available here (https://www.amazon.com/Hunters-James-Salter/dp/1887178368/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1656523662&sr=8-1) and from other booksellers.

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A Sport and a Pastime

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We will discuss A Sport and a Pastime (1967).

Copies are available here (https://www.amazon.com/Sport-Pastime-Novel-FSG-Classics/dp/0374530505/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1656524441&sr=8-1) and from other booksellers.

Light Years

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We will discuss Light Years (1975).

Copies are available here (https://www.amazon.com/Light-Years-James-Salter/dp/0679740732/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1656524912&sr=8-1) and from other booksellers.

Solo Faces

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We will discuss Solo Faces (1979).

Copies are available here (https://www.amazon.com/Solo-Faces-Novel-James-Salter/dp/0865473218/ref=sr_1_1?crid=X9E0LGG8X5RG&keywords=james+salter+solo+faces&qid=1656527161&sprefix=james+salter+solo+faces%2Caps%2C47&sr=8-1) and from other booksellers.

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