July talks and recommendations

    During our meeting in July, 2016, we had a nice time on the porch, as the weather was so nice. We had books, movies and even suggestions of historical homes we should visit. And we sorely missed Cathy, not only for her wonderful contributions, but also for her thorough note-taking. Enjoy our reading, Read More…

May books and talks

  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 Read More…

Our April Awe

We had such a wonderful meeting in April. Cathy asked members if they had read any books or poems many times over their lives that brought different perceptions each time. We signaled those literary pieces with an asterisk. Enjoy! FICTION “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson (Cathy adds recommendation to Starr’s and Daniela’s) “Pomegranate Soup” by Read More…

Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, we have it all

Our Third Lincoln Literary Society meeting, on March 11, 2016, brought a profusion of books to our attention. Hope you consult our records to pick your next read! FICTION “Daughters of the Stone” by Dahlma Llanos Figueroa (Margie) “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison (Debbie A.) “Her Fearful Symmetry” by Audrey Niffenegger  (Daniela) “The Richest Man Read More…

Bored? Read some more!

Our Second Lincoln Literary Society meeting was an absolute success. We got acquainted with lots of books, concepts, articles and pieces of history. We also found out we are talked about, and — how cool is that — as “the Lincoln Literatis.”  LOL! I hope we can live up to our name! And for that, nothing Read More…

Books from January 7, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed our meeting today — I learned about interesting books I had never read, or in some cases hadn’t heard of, and also I got new background information and wonderful perspectives on books I have read before — including new info about classics.  A true “literary” experience… I’m very much looking forward to Read More…