5 Fridays: Feb. 17, Mar. 17, Apr. 14, May 12, June 16, 2017 • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm • $125
Pat Holt leads a discussion of books that have captured the contemporary imagination. Holt is the former book review editor of the S.F. Chronicle and publisher of Holt Uncensored.
February - Marilynne Robinson - Lila Picador, 272 pages
March - Anuradha Roy - Sleeping on Jupiter Graywolfe, 256 pages
April - B.A. Shapiro - The Muralist Algonquin, 368 pages
May - Tom McCarthy - Satin Island Vintage, 208 pages
June - Joyce Carol Oates - The Man Without a Shadow Ecco, 384 pages
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER
Long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, a novel about violence, love, and religion in modern India
-Vibrant and suspenseful . . . Like The Art Forger, this new story takes us into the heart of what it means to be an artist.- --The Washington Post
-B. A. Shapiro captivated us in 2012 with her 'addictive' novel The Art Forger. Now, she's back with another thrilling tale from the art world.- --Entertainment Weekly
Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize
A New York Magazine Best Book of the Year
In this taut and fascinating novel, the bestselling, New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of The Sacrifice, The Accursed, and Lovely, Dark, Deep examines the mysteries of memory, personality, and identity and pierces the enigmatic force that drives human lives--love.