Wednesday, August 22, 2007
The group is open to all AAUW members who enjoy reading and discussing books. New members are always welcome.
The meetings are usually held year round on the third Tuesday of each month, from 1-3 pm, in the Community Room of the Kingston Library.
Fall 2007 Books
September 18: Paradise Alley by Kevin Baker -- The story of the draft riots in 1863 New York City
October 16: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson -- a Kansas family history of the fight between abolitionists and slave holders.
November 13th: Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi -- the fictional account of a dwarf living in Germany between the World Wars
Summer 2007 Books
June: Nana by Emile Zola, the story of Nana, a prostitute, and how family alcoholism can turn into a propensity for vice.
July: Last Man Out by Melissa Fay Greene, author of Praying for Sheetrock. A true story of a coal mining disaster in Nova Scotia.
August: Slaughterhouse Five the late Kurt Vonnegut's anti-war novel