Virtual Book Group Meeting – June 8th – 1 pm

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The June book is Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine.  The meeting will be on Google Meets at 1 pm, June 8. This is the second Tuesday of the month, as usual. To receive the meeting ID, please email tonilin@aol.com.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 2021 appears below. Hope to see you there.

July 21 lessons for the 21st century Yuval Harari — non-fiction 372 pages, 2019
August Train Dreams  Denis Johnson 116 pages, 2012  
September Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart 384 pages, 2020
October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019

Virtual Book Group Meeting – May 11 – 1 pm

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The May book is Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner.  The meeting will be on Google Meets at 1 pm, the second Tuesday of the month, as usual. To receive the meeting ID, please email tonilin@aol.com.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 2021 appears below. Hope to see you there.

June Treasure Island!!! Sara Levine 172 pages – 2011
July 21 lessons for the 21st century Yuval Harari — non-fiction 372 pages, 2019
August Train Dreams  Denis Johnson 116 pages, 2012  
September Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart 384 pages, 2020
October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019

Zoom Book Group Meeting – April 13 – 1 pm

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The April book is A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson.  It is  long one, so you are forewarned.  Read as much as  you can. 

As always, we meet the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm, this month on April 13. We will probably be meeting on Google Meets, so stat tuned. Please email tonilin@aol.com for details.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 2021 appears below.

Hope to see you there.

May Leaving the Atocha Station Ben Lerner 181 pages, 2011
June Treasure Island!!! Sara Levine 172 pages – 2011
July 21 lessons for the 21st century Yuval Harari — non-fiction 372 pages, 2019
August Train Dreams  Denis Johnson 116 pages, 2012  
September Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart 384 pages, 2020
October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

Zoom Book Group Meeting – March 9 – 1 pm

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The March book is Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata.  As always, we meet the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm, this month on March 9. The Zoom sign on is the same as always. If you need the link sent to you, please email tonilin@aol.com.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 2021 appears below.

Hope to see you there.

       
       
April A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson 544 pages, 2004
May Leaving the Atocha Station Ben Lerner 181 pages, 2011
June Treasure Island!!! Sara Levine 172 pages – 2011
July 21 lessons for the 21st century Yuval Harari — non-fiction 372 pages, 2019
August Train Dreams  Denis Johnson 116 pages, 2012  
September Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart 384 pages, 2020
October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019

Zoom Book Group Meeting – February 9 – 1 pm

The February book is On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong.  As always, we meet the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm, this month on February 9. The Zoom sign on is the same as always. If you need the link sent to you, please email tonilin@aol.com.

The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group for the remainder of 20a21 appears below. We meet on the second Hope to see you there.

FebruaryOn Earth We’re Briefly GorgeousOcean Vuong256 pages, 2019  
MarchConvenience Store WomanSayaka Murata, tr. Ginny Tapley Takemori176 pages, 2018
AprilA Short History of Nearly EverythingBill Bryson544 pages, 2004
MayLeaving the Atocha StationBen Lerner181 pages, 2011
JuneTreasure Island!!!Sara Levine172 pages – 2011
July21 lessons for the 21st centuryYuval Harari — non-fiction372 pages, 2019
AugustTrain Dreams Denis Johnson116 pages, 2012  
SeptemberShuggie BainDouglas Stuart384 pages, 2020
OctoberThe Dutch HouseAnne Patchett352 pages, 2019
NovemberMargaret the First Danielle Dutton160 pages, 2016
DecemberOne True Thing Anna Quindlen289 pages, 1994
JanuaryA Pale View of HillsKazuo Ishiguro192 pages, 1982
FebruaryLands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk RoadKate Harris – non-fiction320 pp, 2019

Book Group List for Next 12 Months

If you are reading this, you must be interested in knowing about the BAIN Downtown Book Group!  We would love you to participate.  The list of books to be read and discussed by the BAIN Downtown Book Group appears below. We meet on the second Tuesday of each month, in person or on Zoom, as the situation dictates. Hope to see you there.

February On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Ocean Vuong 256 pages, 2019  
March Convenience Store Woman Sayaka Murata, tr. Ginny Tapley Takemori 176 pages, 2018
April A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson 544 pages, 2004
May Leaving the Atocha Station Ben Lerner 181 pages, 2011
June Treasure Island!!! Sara Levine 172 pages – 2011
July 21 lessons for the 21st century Yuval Harari — non-fiction 372 pages, 2019
August Train Dreams  Denis Johnson 116 pages, 2012  
September Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart 384 pages, 2020
October The Dutch House Anne Patchett 352 pages, 2019
November Margaret the First  Danielle Dutton 160 pages, 2016
December One True Thing  Anna Quindlen 289 pages, 1994
January A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro 192 pages, 1982
February Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Kate Harris – non-fiction 320 pp, 2019

Zoom Book Group — Tuesday, January 12 at 1 pm

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I​n January we will be discussing Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips . The meeting will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, January 12 on Zoom.  Watch for the possibility of a platform change.

Please RSVP from the account you want to use for the meeting to tonilin@aol.com and you will receive information to join.  

The list of books to be discussed in 2021 will be posted shortly.  The February book is shown below.  We meet the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm.

February 2021 On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, 256 pages, published 2019

 

Zoom Book Group — Tuesday, December 8 at 1 pm

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Mario Vargas Llosa Aunt Julia And The ScriptwriterI​n December we will be discussing Aunt Julia and the Script Writer by Mario Vargas Llosa. The meeting will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, December 8 on Zoom.

Please RSVP from the account you want to use for the meeting to tonilin@aol.com and you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting.  If you are new to Zoom, email tonilin@aol.com to arrange a test run.

The list of books to be discussed the first two months of 2021 is below.  New meeting time!!  We meet the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm.

Future reads:

January 2021 — Disappearing Earth by  Julia Phillips, 262 pages, published 2019

February 2021 — On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, 256 pages, published 2019

Zoom Book Group — Tuesday, November 10 at 1 pm

I​n November we will be discussing Shining New Testament by Cliff Williamson. The meeting will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, November 10 on Zoom.

Please RSVP from the account you want to use for the meeting to tonilin@aol.com and you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting.  If you are new to Zoom, email tonilin@aol.com to arrange a test run.

The list of books to be discussed for the remainder of 2020 and the first two months of 2021 is below.  New meeting time!!  We will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm.

Future reads:

December — Aunt Julia and the Script Writer by Mario Vargas Llhosa, 388 pages, published 2011

January 2021 — Disappearing Earth by  Julia Phillips, 262 pages, published 2019

February 2021 — On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, 256 pages, published 2019

Zoom Book Group — Tuesday, October 13 at 1 pm

I​n October we will be discussing What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt. The meeting will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, October 13 on Zoom.

Please RSVP from the account you want to use for the meeting to tonilin@aol.com and you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting.  If you are new to Zoom, email tonilin@aol.com to arrange a test run.

The list of books to be discussed for the remainder of 2020 and the first two months of 2021 is below.  New meeting time!!  We will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm.

 

Future reads:

November — Shining New Testament by Cliff Williamson, 600 pages, pre publication

December — Aunt Julia and the Script Writer by Mario Vargas Llhosa, 388 pages, published 2011

January 2021 — Disappearing Earth by  Julia Phillips, 262 pages, published 2019

February 2021 — On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, 256 pages, published 2019