Book Groups

Book Group: John Hart - Reading the Poets

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
Eight Thursdays: October 1 - November 19 • 7:00 - 9:00 pm • $200
 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Book Group: Pamela Feinsilber - Meet the Author

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
Four Mondays: Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 23, & Dec. 14 • 7:00-9:00 pm • $95
 
 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Book Group: Pat Holt - Contemporary Classics (Fridays)

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:30am
Five Fridays: Sept. 11, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, & Jan. 15  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm • $125
 
 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Book Group: Pat Holt - Contemporary Classics (Tuesdays)

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:30am
Five Tuesdays: Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, & Jan. 12  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm • $125
 
 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Book Group: Carol Benet - Potpourri of Literary Prizes (Evenings)

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Five Mondays: Sept. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan 18 • 7:00-9:00 pm • $125

This group reads authors that have won literary prizes including the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle. Carol Benet has an MA from Michigan and a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Book Group: Carol Benet - Potpourri of Literary Prizes (Afternoons)

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Five Mondays: Sept. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, Jan 18 • 1:00-3:00 pm • $125

This group reads authors that have won literary prizes including the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle. Carol Benet has an MA from Michigan and a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Book Group: Pamela Feinsilber - Meet the Author

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Four Mondays: Jan. 26, Feb. 23, Mar. 30, Apr. 27 • 7:00-9:00 pm • $95
 
 
 
We’ll have intimate conversations with the authors of…a brilliant, idiosyncratic, still-best-selling look at San Francisco, by a writer who walked almost every block; a masterful first novel about two sisters, the seductive artist who paints their portrait, and intricate secrets about the three—and art—that emerge decades later; the special 25th-anniversary edition of a wonderfully entertaining travelogue, updated with musings on how both Nepal and travel writing have changed; and a new collection, at long last, of 14 engrossing, adventurous tales by a much-lauded short-story writer.
January: Gary KamiyaCool Gray City of Love
February: Tracy GuzemanThe Gravity of Birds
March: Jeff GreenwaldShopping for Buddhas
April: Molly Giles, All the Wrong Places
 
 

Book Group: John Hart - Reading the Poets

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Eight Tuesdays: Mar. 3-Apr. 21 • 7:00-9:00 pm • $200
 
 
 
 
“To have great poets,” Walt Whitman said, “there must be great audiences, too.” What makes a poem worth reading? This group looks at famous poets from several centuries and from several literatures. Widely published local poet and author John Hart co-edits the venerable all-poetry journal Blue Unicorn, now in its 37th year.
 
 

Book Group: Carol Benet - Potpourri of Literary Prizes (Evenings)

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Five Mondays: Feb. 16, Mar. 16, Apr. 20, May 18 & June 15 • 7:00-9:00pm • $105
 
 
 
 
This group reads authors that have won literary prizes including the Nobel Prize, the Man Booker Prize, the National Book Award and the Asturias Literary Prize. Carol Benet has an M.A from Michigan and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley.
 
February: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Anthony Marra (National Book Critics Circle's inaugural John Leonard Prize)
March:Suspended Sentences, Patrick Modiano (2014 Nobel Prize in Literature)
April: The End of a Story, Lydia Davis (Man Booker International Prize, MacArthur Fellow) 
May: Lyrics Alley, Leila Aboulela (Scottish Book Award) 
June: The Hunters, James Salter (Windham-Campbell Prize)
 
 

Book Group: Carol Benet - Potpourri of Literary Prizes (Afternoons)

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Five Mondays: Feb. 16, Mar. 16, Apr. 20, May 18 & June 15 • 1:00-3:00pm • $105
 
 
 
This group reads authors that have won literary prizes including the Nobel Prize, the Man Booker Prize, the National Book Award and the Asturias Literary Prize. Carol Benet has an M.A from Michigan and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley.
 
February: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Anthony Marra (National Book Critics Circle's inaugural John Leonard Prize)
March: Suspended Sentences, Patrick Modiano (2014 Nobel Prize in Literature)
April: The End of a Story, Lydia Davis (Man Booker International Prize, MacArthur Fellow) 
May: Lyrics Alley, Leila Aboulela (Scottish Book Award) 
June: The Hunters, James Salter (Windham-Campbell Prize)
 
 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, 94925

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