March Book Club

Save the Date!

Our March book club meeting will take place March 12, 2019 at the home of Rick Greenberg.

The book selection is Concussion by Jeanne Marie LaskasThere are a many copies of this book at the library, and a movie version starring Will Smith.
This NYTimes Best seller nonfiction book is described as a “medical mystery”.
“The riveting, unlikely story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the pathologist who first identified CTE in professional football players, a discovery that challenges the existence of America’s favorite sport and puts Omalu in the crosshairs of football’s most powerful corporation: the NFL” from Amazon.
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Contact Celinda Crego ’79 for more information.

January Book Club

 

January Book Club will be hosted by Catherine March ’14 and Matthew Nagowski ’05. They have selected Everything I Never Told You, the debut novel of Celeste Ng.

From the Los Angeles Times:
“Excellent…an accomplished debut… heart-wrenching…Ng deftly pulls together the strands of this complex, multigenerational novel. Everything I Never Told You is an engaging work that casts a powerful light on the secrets that have kept an American family together—and that finally end up tearing it apart.”

RSVP to Celinda Crego ’79 at cac432@aol.com.

November Book Club

November Book Club will meet at the home of Celinda Crego ’79. Celinda has selected the bookOrphan Train by Christina Kline. This is a novel based on actual orphan trains that carried orphans to the Midwest.

Foster teen Molly is performing community-service work for elderly widow Vivian, and as they go through Vivian’s cluttered attic, they discover that 

their lives have much in common. When Vivian was a girl, she was taken to a new life on an orphan train. These trains carried children to adoptive families for 75 years, from the mid-nineteenth century to the start of the Great Depression. (from Booklist)

There are MANY copies of the book in the Buffalo and Erie County library, in different formats.

 Contact Celinda Crego ’79 at  CAC432@aol.com for more information.