Join us today at 5:30pm in the Schmidt Gallery for Read2Reel. We will be discussing the book Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. Haven’t read the book? Stop in anyway for energetic conversation and to watch the movie based on the book.
Can’t make it tonight? The next discussion is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21st. We will be discussing the book The Dead Zone by Stephen King.
photo credit: goodreads.com
Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, Oskar sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father’s closet. It is a search which leads him into the lives of strangers, through the five boroughs of New York, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings him ever closer to some kind of peace
– courtesy of goodreads.com
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- How We Are Hungry: stories by Dave Eggers (Fic Eggers)
- Let the Great World Spin: a novel by Colum McCann (Fic McCann)
- The World to Come: a novel by Dara Horn (Fic Horn)