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Book Discussion from the Writer's Perspective

Join us at Quail Ridge Books at 6:30pm on Saturday July 13 for our series discussing books from a writer’s perspective. This event is free to attend, and newcomers are welcome.

Our featured book will be Cormac McCarthy's THE ROAD. Each month we feature a different book and we will discuss the stories using the five-point framework of 1) character, 2) plot, 3) setting, 4) style, and 5) theme. Additionally, we will discuss how the story came to be published, how its publication impacted the author’s career, and how the story fits within its cultural and historical contexts and how it influenced other writers.

Please plan to have read or at least have some familiarity with THE ROAD. This is not a requirement, of course, but it is encouraged.


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  • Patricia C.

    It was stimulating to speak with other writers re McCarthy's style, etc.

    July 14, 2013

  • blythe

    Really informative and stimulating!

    July 13, 2013

  • Anthony

    illness in family have to postpone,sorry for ME/lol

    July 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hope people can arrive a little early to visit with me and my wife. I'm considering a move to the area and we're in town for a week checking out the area and the people we'd want to associate with.

    July 11, 2013

  • Anthony

    looking forward to meeting like minded people and learn something!

    July 3, 2013

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