Corte Madera Book Group: Jennifer Carson - Contemporary Classics

Contemporary Classics Book Group Waiting List

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Book Group: Contemporary Classics

September - December, 2nd Tuesday of the month

4 Tuesdays, 10:30AM-12:30PM Pacific Time

Corte Madera Store




Professional book group facilitator Jennifer Carson will lead this group in reading recent literary fiction with exceptional promise. Precious few novels become "classics," but the chosen books represent some of today's strongest literary voices. In addition to requiring craft excellence, the list is chosen to include a wide variety of styles and a broad range of subjects. Jennifer aims to facilitate stimulating, engaged, and elevated discussions that bring forth fresh insights about each month’s book.


Books to be read:

  • Trust by Hernan Diaz (September) 
  • The Years by Annie Ernaux (October)
  • Intimacies by Katie Kitamura (November)
  • Booth by Karen Joy Fowler (December)



Jennifer Carson is an author, literary critic, book group facilitator, physicist, and the founder of To the Lighthouse. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Science, Six Hens Journal and Barnes & Noble Review. She has just completed her first novel, The Savage Path, and is represented by Stephanie Cabot at Susanna Lea Associates.


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