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2019 Reston Book Club

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Reston Book Club
Thursdays Mar. 28, Apr. 18, May 9, 2:15–3:40 
United Chrisan Parish
Coordinators: Luci Martel               lmartel28@gmail.com
                       Nancy Scheeler      nscheeler@verizon.net

This Reston?based book club focuses on literary ?ction.   We look for good novels on the long and short lists of  book competitions such as the US National Book Award, the UK Man Booker Prize, and other major  literary prizes. This term we will examine three novels featuring interconnected short stories. 
On March 28,  we will discuss Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro’s The Lives of Girls and Women. Munro, it turns out, is a  favorite of Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout, and Munro’s in?uence on Strout is apparent. On April 18, we will examine Strout’s Anything is Possible, and on May 9, we will read My Name is Lucy Barton. Strout  reports that she wrote both these books at the same time, populating them with characters with rich  backstories. The interconnections of characters and events both within and between the two books are  fascinating, parcularly when examined in this order. 

Class Details

6 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Fourth Thursday of every Month .  

Location : United Christian Parish Location : 
  United Christian Parish.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Nancy Scheeler  2.Luci Martel 

Class Fee: 

$0.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/24/2019 - 1/24/2019 Weekly - Thu 2:15 PM - 3:40 PM Reston, United Christian Parish  Map, Room: Room 117 Luci Martel  ; Nancy Scheeler 
3/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 Weekly - Thu 2:15 PM - 3:40 PM Reston, United Christian Parish  Map, Room: Room 117 Luci Martel  ; Nancy Scheeler 
4/18/2019 - 4/18/2019 Weekly - Thu 2:15 PM - 3:40 PM Reston, United Christian Parish  Map, Room: Room 117 Luci Martel  ; Nancy Scheeler 
5/9/2019 - 5/9/2019 Weekly - Thu 2:15 PM - 3:40 PM Reston, United Christian Parish  Map, Room: Room 117 Luci Martel  ; Nancy Scheeler 
9/26/2019 - 10/24/2019 Fourth Thursday of every Month 2:15 PM - 3:40 PM Reston, United Christian Parish  Map, Room: Room 117 Luci Martel  ; Nancy Scheeler 

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