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:
Susanne Davis, the author of the book The Appointed Hour will discuss her book at our May 19th gathering, which starts at 7 p.m. in the Edwina Whitney Library. The book, a collection of short stories, tells of: a woman experiencing post-traumatic stress who finds her voice in communion with other women a Mayflower descendant…