Join us as we read novels from around the world and from different times. This fall, we will read about intergenerational conflict, social pretensions, emotional confusion, the search for identity, and lives under dictatorships, imperialism, and apartheid. Our first book will be Philip Roth's The Plot Against America
(Vintage, 2005); at approximately 400 pages, it is our longest book. We will also read Turgenev's Fathers and Sons
(Oxford University Press, 2008), W.G, Sebald's Austerlitz
(Modern Library, 2011), Nadine Gordimer's The Conservationist
(Penguin Books,1983), Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness
(independently published, 2019), Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being
(Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2009) ,and Jane Austen's Persuasion
(SDE Classics, 2018). Reading will average 125 pages per week.