Hug HaSefer - Book Discussion Circle
Our Book Discussion Circle generally meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. and focuses on Jewish content in both fiction and non-fiction.
All Kol HaLev members are welcome to attend these discussions and to recommend books for discussion.
For more information contact Kevin Weidenbaum at KJW@oberlin.net
The Next meeting:
The group will meet Thursday, April 25th, at the home of Abe and Muriel Chasin. We will discuss A Good Place for the Night: Stories by Savyon Liebrecht.
A brief description of the book from Amazon: This collection includes seven long stories named for places (e.g., Munich, America, Tel Aviv, Hiroshima) and features Israelis abroad, women and men in love and in trouble far away from home.
Our Calendar of Books for 2013:
January 24, Founder: A Portrait of the First Rothschild and His Time, Amos Elon
February 28, Exit Ghost, Philip Roth
March 28, The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus, Amy-Jill Levine (selected chapters)
April 25, A Good Place for the Night: Stories, Savyon Liebrecht
May 30, 97 Orchard: An edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement, Jane Ziegelman
June 27, The Book of Daniel: A Novel, E. L. Doctorow
July 25, Major Farran's Hat: The Untold Story of the Struggle to Establish the Jewish State, David Cesarani
August 22, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories, Nathan Englander
September 26, Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937 - 1948, Madeleine Albright
October 24, A Seat At The Table: A Novel of Forbidden Choices, Joshua Halberstam
November 21, A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, David Lehman
December 26, Hope: A Tragedy: A Novel, Shalom Auslander