May books and talks

 

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During our meeting in May, 2016, we again discussed classics, nonfiction, film, a little bit of everything. Enjoy this eclectic list!

 

FICTION

“Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte (Daniela)

“Summer” by Edith Wharton (Daniela)

 

NONFICTION

“The Big House” by George Howe Colt (Starr)

“Founding Gardeners” by Andrea Wolf (Daniela)

“Etty Hillesum: An Interrupted Life, the Diaries, 1941-1943, and Letters from Westbork” by Etty Hillesum (Carmela)

 

ARTICLE FROM PERIODICAL

“Squirrels” by Avi Steinberg in the New York Times Magazine 4/17/16 (Judy)

“Pond Scum” by Kathryn Schulz [about Henry David Thoreau] (Jessica)

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/10/19/pond-scum?mbid=nl_The%20World%20of%20Kathryn%20Schulz&CNDID=33476957&spMailingID=8856185&spUserID=MTA5MjQwODI2NzAxS0&spJobID=920059754&spReportId=OTIwMDU5NzU0S0

 

VIDEOS/MOVIES

“Foyle’s War” PBS Series (Elizabeth, Cathy, and others)

“Secrets of Chatsworth” Documentary on Netflix (Daniela)

 

POETRY

“Collected Works” by Manoel de Barros (Daniela’s favorite Brazilian poet)

“My Son” by Miriam Laserson Varon (Poet friend of Cathy)

 

 

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