Attend Mark’s Book Release/Reading Party-o-Rama

Bookclub member Mark Jabbour’s novel Overcast: The Unauthorized Biography of Sunshine Rodriguez is out now. Mark, forgive me for the tardiness of my post here…. He’s having a Reading of his new book THIS FRIDAY, December 19 at 7pm. Mark will have books for sale, do a reading, discuss his writing process, and answer questions. Where: […]

Now Reading – Egil’s Saga

For our January 16th meeting, we are reading Egil’s Saga. Egil Skallagrímmson was a Viking poet/settler/murderer/maniac whose tale is told in one of Iceland’s most riveting sagas (believed to have been scribed by Reykholt’s Snorri Sturluson). One of western literature’s earliest antiheroes, Egil is horrifically ugly, cruel, and prone to outrageous fits of violence. But […]

Harper Lee

On May 7, 2006, Lee wrote a letter to Oprah Winfrey (published in O, The Oprah Magazine in July 2006). Lee wrote about her love of books as a child and her dedication to the written word. “Now, 75 years later in an abundant society where people have laptops, cellphones, iPods and minds like empty […]