St. Mary's Book Discussion Group | Next Meeting September 10

The St. Mary's Book Discussion Group meets the 1st Monday of  the month, except in September when we meet on the second Monday, from  7:00-8:30 PM in the Grauer Lounge. 

The reading list of books to be discussed is listed below.

All parishioners are invited to attend our lively discussion, whether or not they have read the book. 
Participants are invited to bring a snack or beverage to share. E-mail Jeanie Forrest at forrest.jean@gmail.com with any questions.

Sep 10     My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor, 302 pgs.
                   -a memoir from the first Hispanic on the Supreme Court

Oct 1        The Red Tent, by Anita Diamont, 336 pgs.
                   -a novel which fleshes out the life of Jacob’s daughter, Dinah                    

Nov 5       Brain on Fire, by Susan Cahalan, 250 pgs.
                   -a recollection of a woman’s struggle to recapture her identity                       

Dec 3       The Noticer, by Andy Andrews, 167 pgs.
                   -explores the need for perspective in our lives

Jan 7        The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros, 110pgs
                   -the story of a young girl growing up in Chicago

Feb 4       Prague Winter, by Madeleine Albright, 487 pgs.
                   -a personal reflection on war and remembrance

Mar 4      Dear Life, by Alice Munro, 336 pgs.
                  -a collection of short stories exploring how extraordinary life can be

Apr 1       Beloved, by Toni Morrison, 324 pgs.
                  -an escaped slave is haunted by the past

May 6      Grateful, by Diana Butler Bass, 256 pgs.
                 -addresses the impact gratitude has on our spiritual  lives

Jun 3       The Cat’s Table, by Michael Ondaatje, 269 pgs.
                  -an adult looks back on childhood memories that began with a  sea voyage