Book Group: Pat Holt - Contemporary Classics

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Five Tuesdays: Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, & Jan. 13 • 10:30-12:30pm • $105
Pat Holt leads a discussion of books that have captured the contemporary imagination. Holt is the former book review editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and publisher of Holt Uncensored.
September: Schroder, Amity Gage
October: We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo,
November: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Anthony Marra
December: Young God, Katherine Faw Morris
January: All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
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ISBN: 9781455512126
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Published: Twelve - October 8th, 2013

A lyrical and deeply affecting novel recounting the seven days a father spends on the road with his daughter after kidnapping her during a parental visit.

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ISBN: 9780316230841
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 20th, 2014

A remarkable literary debut -- shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize! The unflinching and powerful story of a young girl's journey out of Zimbabwe and to America.

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ISBN: 9780770436421
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Published: Hogarth - February 4th, 2014

"New York Times "Notable Book of the Year * "Washington Post "Top Ten Book of the Year In a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian soldiers abduct her father in the middle of the night and then set fire to her home.

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ISBN: 9780374534233
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - May 6th, 2014

Stripped down and stylized the sharpest, boldest, brashest debut of the year

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ISBN: 9781410470225
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Published: Thorndike Press - July 23rd, 2014