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BookSmart Book Club 2021
Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month – 7 pm
JULY: A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles
On June 21, 1922, Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov is sentenced to a life of house arrest in
Moscow’s Metropol Hotel.
AUGUST: Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old – Hendrik Groen
Funny tale of friendship, love and an old man who is young at heart. Laugh-out-loud funny.
SEPTEMBER: Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
In the year 2045, the only time Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the
OASIS, a vast virtual world where most of humanity spends their days.
OCTOBER: Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead – Olga Tokarczuk
A neighbor turns up dead… other bodies are discovered in increasingly strange
circumstances. An exploration of the murky borderland between sanity and madness.
NOVEMBER: In the Midst of Winter – Isabel Allende
Story of two neighbors in their 60’s who come together while helping an undocumented
immigrant from Guatemala. Interesting history. Interesting people.
Savory and sweet food –bring a wrapped book and you will go home with a book!
This is also the night we choose the books for next year!
JANUARY 2022: Socrates Express – Eric Weiner
A rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history’s greatest thinkers.