Quail Ridge Books In-Store Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome.
July 30 @ 4:30 - Dead Wake by Erik Larson
August 27 @ 4:30 - A Shakespearean selection (TBA)
September 24 @ 4:30 - The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
October 29 @ 4:30 - The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
November - no meeting
December 3 @ 4:30 - The Christmas Letters by Lee Smith (special date; holiday party)
#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania
An Entertainment Weekly and BookPage Best Book of the Year
New York Times bestseller
An unforgettable novel about a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century, told "with humor and optimism...through the eyes of an irresistible heroine" (People)--from the acclaimed author of The Red Tent.
In The Christmas Letters, three generations of women reveal their stories of love and marriage in the letters they write to family and friends during the holidays. It's a down-home Christmas story about tradition, family, and the shared experiences of women.
Here, in a letter of her own, Lee Smith explains how she was inspired to write this celebrated epistolary novel: