Join the Second Chapter of the Village Book Club!
The members of the Village Book Club: Second Chapter are seeking to welcome new participants at their monthly meetings!
Meetings are currently being held on the rooftop deck of Sandy Rubin's apartment building, for those who are fully vaccinated. For those with accessibility concerns, the meetings can be moved inside Sandy's apartment. If you are a new Village member, or don't currently participate in one of our book clubs, please consider joining. All meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at 2:00 pm. If you are interested in joining, send the office an e-mail.
June 21 - My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
A modern masterpiece from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense and generous hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante's inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship.
July 19 - The Night Watchman by Louise Erdich
Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling of a master craftsman.
August 16 - A Burning by Megha Majumdar
An electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise—to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies—and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India.