Book Club

Typically meeting the second Tuesday of each month from 1:30 - 3:00 PM at the Uptown JCC, the JCC Book Club offers engaging and insightful discussions in a laid back environment. Free and open to the community - all are welcome.

Books are available for purchase at our neighborhood partner bookstore, Octavia Books.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Judy Yaillen.

2019 - 2020 Season

We hope you will join us for some interesting reading and discussions!

August 20

 

 

 

My Mother's Son by David Hirshberg
A riveting coming-of-age story that plays out against the backdrop of the Korean War, the aftermath of the Holocaust, the polio epidemic, the relocation of a baseball team, and the shenanigans of politicians and businessmen.

Reviewed by TBA

September 17

 

 

The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
A powerful novel based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication.

Reviewed by TBA

October 29

 

 

 

The Guest Book by Sarah Blake
This triumphant novel tells the story of a family and a country that buries its past in quiet, until the present calls forth a reckoning.

Reviewed by TBA

 

November 19

TBA

December 17

TBA

January 21

TBA

February 18

TBA

March 17

TBA

April 21

TBA

May 19

TBA

 If you would like to be placed on our Book Club email list, send an email to Beth Orgeron with your request.

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