Started in 2012 as a part of our 275th anniversary festivities, the Storrs Congregational Book Club meets approximately every-other-month to discuss together a book selection of the group’s choosing.
Book selections have spanned the gamut of fiction and non-fiction works. Past choices have included: The Pilgrim by Hugh Nissenson; Half the Sky: Turning Opression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn; Nathan Hale: The Life and Death of America’s First Spy by M. William Phelps; The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells; Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman; The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald; Caleb’s Crossing: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks; The Spiral Staircase by Karen Armstrong; Orphan Train: A Novel by Christina Baker Kline; The Flamboya Tree: Memories of a Mother’s Wartime Courage by Clara Kelly; The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin; and The Red Tent: A Novel by Anita Damanti.
The group meets in the SCC Library at 7:00 pm on the 3rd Sunday evening of every-other-month.
Upcoming Book Club related news:
Our next book discussion is Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library. The book choice for November 18 is Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard. Beard explores the backstory in the development of the atomic bomb. She uses several narrators to tell the story of the secret research conducted at Oak Ridge…