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Literary Pursuits Book Club

Literary Pursuits: Classics In-Store Book Club meets the 3rd Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm at our store to discuss a literary classic, the author, and the book's importance. Listed below are some upcoming selections to give you an idea of material the club covers.  New members are always welcome. 

Dec 16 – each person picks a poem to share with group   
Jan 20 – The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
Feb 17 - Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
The Canterbury Tales (Oxford World's Classics) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780199599028
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 5th, 2011

Beyond all doubt the greatest work of English literature before Shakespeare, Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales brings together an unforgettable group of pilgrims on their way to Canterbury, pilgrims who came from all ranks of society, from the crusading Knight and burly Miller to the worldly Monk and the famously lusty Wife of Bath.

Offshore: A Novel Cover Image
By Penelope Fitzgerald, Alan Hollinghurst (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780544361515
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - October 14th, 2014

Winner of the Booker Prize

On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of the slightly disreputable, the temporarily lost, and the patently eccentric live on houseboats, rising and falling with the great river’s tides. Belonging to neither land nor sea, they cling to one another in a motley yet kindly society.