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Upcoming Speakers & DiscussionsDave Clark presents Good Food Fast: The 20th Century Dining Revolution . Program preceded by 10 a.m. coffee time. L...Suzanne Hales, title TBA. Program preceded by 10 a.m. coffee time. Location: Roehri RoomThe adult book discussion features The Art Forger by Barbara A. Shapiro. By page two of this novel, the reader is fully ...
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Author Lois Leveen is giving a free lecture titled “What Difference Does Difference Make? Race, Social Justice, and Jewish American Literature” on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. The talk is at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Israel in Skokie, IL. The … Continue reading
In August, we wished faithful book group member Etta Schiller a very happy 100th birthday! Here’s to many more. The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje did not inspire strong “loved it” or “hated it” reactions from the group. The usual … Continue reading
The overwhelming majority of our group loved State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. So we began by hearing from the small group of dissenters, who said that this novel did not meet their high expectations for Patchett and they did … Continue reading
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh is an emotional story about a troubled eighteen year old girl emancipated from the foster care system and her search for family and forgiveness. Most participants liked it, even though we criticized several … Continue reading