Book Club

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:

Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan – Book Club for 1/25/2015

The Book Discussion Group will meet again on January 25, 2015 to discuss Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan. Although a fictional account by Ms. Morgan, it was self-published 10 years earlier as a non-fiction account of her four month “walkabout” in the remote outback of Australia, with a nomadic tribe of Aborigines. You…