The purpose of the Parish Book Club is to build community through the shared experience of great stories – and we do just that each month starting with a social hour at 6 pm and 6:30-8 pm discussion in the Arc* (on the north side of 45th Street across from the parking lot). Everyone is welcome any time to read and discuss monthly book selections listed below. Our books are chosen by surveying the group. We highly recommend joining our email group.
* We are currently operating on a month-by-month basis for in person or hybrid meetings. Please email Lucy Petermeier, lpetermeier [at] comcast.net, to get the link information and to join the email group.
Feb 9 “The New Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness” by Michelle Alexander.
Mar 9 “Pachinko” by Min Jin Lee
April 6 (meeting on the 1st Weds of April because the 2nd Weds is Holy Week): “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
May 11 “Diesel Heart” by Melvin Carter
June 8 “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins
July 13 “The Color of Water” by James McBride
Sept 14 “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown
Oct 12 “Swede Hollow” by Ola Larsmo
Nov 9 “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
Dec 14 A Christmas Book, to be voted on Fall 2022