A Curious Man: The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert “Believe It or Not!” Ripley


January 4, 2015 A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by … [Read more...]

A Farewell to Arms


by Ernest Hemingway The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Armsis the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a … [Read more...]



On Monday, April 7th , we are discussing Thunderstruck, by Erik Larsen. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, a true story of love, murder, and the end of … [Read more...]

Boys in the Boat:


Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown The boys in the Boat is a marvelous piece of work, well written, well researched.  I was interested in how … [Read more...]

August Bookclub

cutting for stone

Next Gathering:  Monday, August 5, 2013 ~ 6:30 p.m. ~ Jud & Wanda Strickland’s home We will be discussing Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese.  This is how Amazon.com summarizes it: Marion … [Read more...]