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– Biblio Adventures –
Emily went to RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT to see Virginia Sole-Smith discuss her book The Eating Instinct: Food Culture, Body Image and Guilt in America.
Emily went to the Guilford Library to see Andre Dubus III discuss his new novel, Gone So Long.
Chris went to the Guilford Library to learn more about the return of black bears in Connecticut.
– Upcoming Jaunts –
Book-It Repertory Theater – production of My Antonia
December 9, 2018 Chris and Emily will head on a joint jaunt to Concord, New Hampshire to see Louise Penny discuss her new book Kingdom of the Blind. The event is sponsored by the Capital Center for the Arts and Gibson’s Bookstore.
Emily is heading on a big trip to OR, CA and CO. Hopefully there will be some literary adventuring along the way.
– Readalong #9 –
Hum If You Don’t Know the Words – Bianca Marais
Bianca is happy to join your book club discussion. Check out her website HERE.
If You Want to Make God Laugh – Bianca’s next book will be available July 16, 2019
– Also Mentioned –
Washington: A Life – Ron Chernow
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson
The Untamed State – Roxane Gay
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals – Michael Pollan
Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History in New England’s Stone Walls – Robert M. Thorson
The Classics Club
James Benn – Billy Boyle series
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood – Trevor Noah
Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson