RYE MEN'S BOOK GROUP UPCOMING MEETINGS AND BOOK SELECTIONS


Thurs dec 6

 

House: Woglom, Time:  8:00      Book: Rome, a History in Seven Sackings, Matthew Kneale

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  saturday jan 19

(Mark Schenker session), House: TBD, Book: TBD


Upcoming Dates and Books Scheduled    (From ALlen Clark spreadsheet nov 2018) 

Thurs Feb 7 NonFiction Home: MacLaury

Thurs March 7 Fiction

Thurs April 11 Non-Fiction Home: Clark

Thurs May 9 Fiction Home: Gedale

Sat June 1 (Schenker Session)

Thurs June 13 Nonfiction Home: Woglom

Thur July 11 Fiction

Thurs Aug 8 Non-fiction Home: AYC Picnic Point /Clyatt

Sat Sept 21 (Schenker Session)

Thurs 10 Oct Non-fiction Home: Kelsey

Thurs November 7 Fiction

Thurs December 5 Non-Fiction


Confirmed Books To Be Scheduled

Destiny of the Republic, Candice Millard

Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner

The Zimmerman Telegram, Barbara Tuchman

Maggie and Other Short Fiction - Stephen Crane (Confirm exact book/collection and that it is still published before final decisions please. Subset to be selected by Peter J)

The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories, edited by Tobias Wolff (subset to be selected by Allen C)

A Passage to India, EM Forster

Butterfield 8, John O’Hara


Books and Topics of Interest, but not yet confirmed

Bad Blood, John Carreyrou - story of Theranos

The Gene or Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee

Eminent Victorians, Lytton Scrachey or Perfect Pandemonium (?) Charles Gordon, story of Battle of Karthoum

Alphabeta, John Man (Fred)

History of English Language (Peter)

History of various commodities (Howard)

Pogrom, Steven Zipperstein (Howard)

Something by Malcolm Gladwell (or a compilation? like What The Dog Saw)

Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston (Howard)

Last Hope Island or Citizens of London? Lynne Olson

Good contemporary biography on Andrew Jackson (Peter)

Death in Venice, Thomas Mann

Something by Nabokov- Lolita or Pale Fire

Katherine Ann Porter short stories

Raymond Chandler (Mitch & Howard)

Something by James Baldwin (essays or novel?) Bob

                                         

 

 

 

 

 

 





 




Titles for Consideration

Destiny of the Repbublic: (The Assassination of Garfield,) Candice Millard,

"Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time", by Simon Garfield. (suggested by Bill Marden, Feb 2018)

Where They Stand, Robert W. Merry (rating Presidents)

Alexander Hamilton, Richard Brookhiser

The Gene, Siddartha Mukerhjee

The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien

Novel by James Cain (similar to Talented Mr Ripley)  for next summer

1491, New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, Charles Mann (recommended by Alan Kelsey, March 2018)

Book: The Vintage Book of American Short Stories, Edited by Tobias Wolff