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Books Over Brunch Sunday May 9th 2021, 11am. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong.

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is the debut novel by Vietnamese-American poet Ocean Vuong, published by Penguin Press on June 4, 2019.  An epistolary novel, it is written in the form of a letter from a Vietnamese American son to his illiterate mother. The novel is written in the form of a letter by a young Vietnamese American nicknamed Little Dog, whose …

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Books Over Brunch Sunday March 14th 2021, 11am. The Museum of Innocence, Orhan Pamuk.

Online event: https://meet.google.com/foc-qvzd-xvf Video and audio participation is encouraged. The Museum of Innocence is a novel by Orhan Pamuk, Nobel-laureate Turkish novelist published on August 29, 2008. The book, set in Istanbul between 1975 and 1984, is an account of the love story between the wealthy businessman Kemal and a poorer distant relative of his, …

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Books Over Brunch. Sunday Feb 14th 2021. 11am. The Leopard.

Online event: https://meet.google.com/foc-qvzd-xvf Video and audio participation is encouraged. The Leopard, G. di Lampedusa The Leopard is a novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa that chronicles the changes in Sicilian life and society during the Risorgimento. Published posthumously in 1958 by Feltrinelli, after two rejections by the leading Italian publishing houses Mondadori and Einaudi, it …

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Books Over Brunch – the Subplot.

A creative place where people who love words come together and explore their love of literature in all its forms. The group decides where that exploration will lead!  Sunday, 3rd January 2021. 11am. The Old Man and the Sea. Ernest Hemingway. Online event: https://meet.google.com/foc-qvzd-xvf The Old Man and the Sea tells the story of a battle between an aging, experienced fisherman, Santiago, …

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Books over Brunch Sunday 20th December 2020. Silver Sparrow, Tayari Jones. 11am.

Silver Sparrow is an American novel by Tayari Jones first published in 2011. The novel follows the complicated relationship between two families, joined together by a bigamist father. Jones was inspired to write the book by her own relationship with her sisters who were over a decade older than her and whom she felt lived …

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