Evening Book Group

Readers are welcome. Our group is small but mighty.

Our group meets monthly on 4th Monday of the month in various homes, coffee shops, or restaurants. You are welcome to come at 6:30 for dinner, or at 7pm for discussion if you don’t want to eat or can’t make the earlier time.  We welcome readers! For more information, you can contact Barb Goings, 319-294-5121 or Penny Foy at 319-432-1998.

October 2018 – no meeting

November 26, 2018 Sapiens, a Brief History of Humankind  by Yuval Harari and Love and Ruin   by Paula McLain – meeting at Gisela’s home, 1225 13th Street, #302, Cedar Rapids

December 17, 2018    800 Years of Women’s Letters   edited by Olga Kenyon – meeting at 12pm for lunch at Napoli’s, 500 Marion Blvd., Marion

Jan. 28, 2019 The Invention of Nature   by Alexander Von Humbolt – meeting at Barnes and Noble, Collins Road at 7pm

Feb. 25, 2019 Spring Chicken; Stay Young Forever or Die Trying  by Bill Gifford – meeting at 6:30pm at La Cantina, 5400 Edgewood Road, Cedar Rapids

Mar. 25, 2019 The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry   by Gabrielle Zevin – meeting at 7pm at Barb Going’s home, 6921 Kiowa Trace NE, Cedar Rapids

Apr. 22, 2019 The Immortalists   by Chloe Benjamin, meeting at 6:30pm at Panera, 2665 Edgewood Road if you want to eat or 7pm if you just want to join the discussion

May 20, 2019 (early due to Memorial day)  Lincoln in the Bardo   by George Saunders – meeting at 7pm at Gisela’s home 1225 13th Street, #302, Cedar Rapids

June 24, 2019 Hillbilly Elegy   by J.D. Vance – meeting at Sharon Vana’s home, 1620 Bulgarie Court NE, Cedar Rapids

Note:  According to amazon.com all the above books are available in hard back, paperback and for e-readers;   used copies can also be ordered through amazon.com