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Literary Pursuits Book Club

Literary Pursuits meets the 3rd Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm at our store to discuss a literary classic, the author, and the book's importance. Listed below are some upcoming selections to give you an idea of material the club covers.  New members are always welcome. 


  • March 19: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
  • April 16: Lady of the Camellias by Alexandre Dumas Fils
  • May 21: Brick Lane by Monica Ali
  • June 18: House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Burial Rites By Hannah Kent Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316243926
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Back Bay Books - April 1st, 2014

Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution.

The Lady of the Camellias By Alexandre Dumas fils, Liesl Schillinger (Translated by), Julie Kavanagh (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Alexandre Dumas fils, Liesl Schillinger (Translated by), Julie Kavanagh (Introduction by)
May not be available - email or call for information
ISBN: 9780143107026
Published: Penguin Classics - June 25th, 2013

The landmark novel that inspired Verdi’s opera La Traviata, in a sparkling new translation

Brick Lane: A Novel By Monica Ali Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743243315
Availability: Ships from warehouse to store in 3-6 business days
Published: Scribner - June 2nd, 2004

“A book you won’t be able to put down. A Bangladeshi immigrant in London is torn between the kind, tedious older husband with whom she has an arranged marriage (and children) and the fiery political activist she lusts after.

The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries) By Sandra Cisneros Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679734772
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 1991

NATIONAL BESTSELLER A coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world—from the winner of the 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.

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