Showing posts from April, 2013

April 2013 Meeting Summary

Thank you to Carol and Jean for joining me at today's meeting, and I hope they feel free to jump in with corrections or additions to this message.  Next month's meeting is May 8.  We'll discuss My Own Country: A Doctor's Story by Abraham Verghese, who also wrote Cutting for Stone.

Today (April 10) is the 88th anniversary of the publication of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great GatsbyThe Great Gatsby movie, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan, has a May 10 release date.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg. A Week in Winter, the last book by the Irish author Maeve Binchy, who died last year.  She wrote several other books, including Circle of Friends, which was made into a 1995 movie starring Minnie Driver and Chris O'Donnell.

The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin.  The play, same title, opens at the Walter Kerr Theater (on Broadway) on April 22.  Interesting piece in the NYT by Toibin--  http://thea…