RYE MEN'S BOOK GROUP UPCOMING MEETINGS AND BOOK SELECTIONS


Sat Feb 2, schenker session

 

House: Clyatt Time:  4:15 sharp      Book: The Cherry Orchard, Anton Chekov

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 Thurs Feb 7

House: MacLaury Time: 8:00 Book: Vintage Book of Short Stories edited by Tobias Wolff (subset to be selected by Allen)


Upcoming Dates and Books Scheduled    (source: Fred book List 12/18 and ALlen spreadsheet 11/18) 

Thurs March 7 Home: Husock, Book: Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

Thurs April 11 Home: Clark, Book: Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

Thurs May 9 Fiction Home: Gedale, Book: The Zimmerman Telegram by Barbara Tuchman

Sat June 1 (Schenker Session)

Thurs June 13 Home: Woglom, Book: A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

Thur July 11 Home: TBD, Book: Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

Thurs Aug 8 Home: AYC Picnic Point /Clyatt, Book: Butterfield 8 by John O’Hara

Sat Sept 21 (Schenker Session)

Thurs 10 Oct Home: Kelsey, Book: Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Thurs November 7 Home: TBD, Book: Stephen Crane Stories (exact edition/pub date and stories list to be selected by Peter)

Thurs December 5 Home: TBD, Book: Eminent Victorians by Lytton Scrachey


Confirmed Books To Be Scheduled


Books and Topics of Interest, but not yet confirmed

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