BOOK CLUB: Dine & Discuss

Do you enjoy reading, eating and exploring?  Join Us!

 

The book club meets monthly at local restaurants in the southern Westchester and northern Bronx region.  Members take turns leading a session, including book and restaurant selection and discussion facilitation  

There is no fee to participate.  Book club members are responsible for their food and beverage purchases at meetings and obtaining their books.  Restaurant selections will be cost-conscious with entrees ranging from $15 - $25.  Advance registration required.

See below for the current book selection.

Next Meeting:​

Wednesday, August 4th
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location:

TBD

FREE

Currently At Capacity

Or, call (347) 903-3354

BOOK SELECTION

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EVERYTHING INSIDE: STORIES

by Edwidge Danticat

Rich with hard-won wisdom and humanity, set in locales from Miami and Port-au-Prince to a small unnamed country in the Caribbean and beyond, Everything Inside is at once wide in scope and intimate, as it explores the forces that pull us together, or drive us apart, sometimes in the same searing instant.

In these eight powerful, emotionally absorbing stories, a romance unexpectedly sparks between two wounded friends; a marriage ends for what seem like noble reasons, but with irreparable consequences; a young woman holds on to an impossible dream even as she fights for her survival; two lovers reunite after unimaginable tragedy, both for their country and in their lives; a baby's christening brings three generations of a family to a precarious dance between old and new; a man falls to his death in slow motion, reliving the defining moments of the life he is about to lose.

This is the indelible work of a keen observer of the human heart--a master at her best.

PREVIOUS BOOK SELECTIONS

IN A DARK, DARK WOOD

BY RUTH WARE

FORGIVING THE UNFORGIVABLE

BY SHERRY JOHNSON

AMERICANAH

BY CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE

SING, UNBURIED, SING

BY JESMYN WARD

THE SILENT WIFE

BY A.S.A. HARRISON

THE FULL TANK LIFE

BY BEN TANKARD

BORN A CRIME

BY TREVOR NOAH

ORIGIN

BY DAN BROWN

THE BOOK THAT MATTERS MOST

BY ANN HOOD

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IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

BY JAMES BALDWIN

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GLASS HOUSES

BY LOUISE PENNY

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THE PIANO LESSON

BY AUGUST WILSON

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RUST & STARDUST

BY T. GREENWOOD

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BEHOLD THE DREAMERS

BY IMBOLO MBUE

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AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE

BY TAYARI JONES

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WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

BY DELIA OWENS

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THE NAMESAKE

BY JHUMPA LAHIRI

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EVERYTHING HERE IS BEAUTIFUL

BY MIRA T. LEE

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THE SILENT PATIENT

BY ALEX MICHAELIDES

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THE GIRL ON THE VELVET SWING

BY SIMON BAATZ

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EDUCATED

BY TARA WESTOVER

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THE NICKEL BOYS

BY COLSON WHITEHEAD

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A GOOD CRY

BY NIKKI GIOVANNI

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ANOTHER BROOKLYN

BY JACQUELINE WOODSON

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THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW

BY A.J. FINN

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JUST MERCY

BY BRYAN STEVENSON

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THE YELLOW HOUSE

BY SARAH M. BROOM

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CITY OF GIRLS

BY ELIZABETH GILBERT

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LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA

BY GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ

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BEFORE WE WERE YOURS

BY LISA WINGATE

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LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE

BY CELESTE NG

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HOMELAND ELEGIES

BY AYAD AKHTAR

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THE GUEST LIST

BY LUCY FOLEY

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THE VANISHING HALF

BY BRIT BENNETT

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28 SUMMERS

BY ELIN HILDERBRAND

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THE HENNA ARTIST

BY ALKA JOSHI

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JOIN US & ADD YOUR SELECTION TO OUR LIST

THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE

BY ABI DARE