Book Club

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:

Book Cover: Becoming, by Michelle Obama

SCC Book Discussion Group

The book for our next meeting on Sunday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Library will be Becoming by Michelle Obama. In the popular, “candid and revealing “memoir, Becoming, Michelle Obama divides the book into three parts. In Becoming Me, she describes her early life in Chicago among its people and  institutions. She also…