NOTE: I wrote the below review before I heard about the riots. I want to present this review as it was before I had my feelings of the recent events. Before I knew that my cousin’s son was working (though in Virginia) someplace near Washington DC. Before I knew my cousin was hearing gunshots and racial slurs outside her apartment. Before she started playing phone tag to make sure her friends were safe. Before I became sick to my stomach at the horrors we keep […]
We’ll be having TWO more #CannonBookClub discussions this year, both two day periods, Friday through Saturday: June 8-9 and November 2-3. Make sure to consider price and library availability before you cast your vote. Vote in both of the polls on this page by March 31, 2018.
Voting for this Book Club is now Closed. See our Announcement Post for which Play we are reading. We’re going to round out our 2017 book clubs with an adventure into the theatre: let’s read a play! There are many ways to experience dramatic literature, and reading it can be challenging. You might feel like you’re reading a set of instructions or the work may play out on the stage of your imagination. Regardless, a play can be a moving literary experience. I’ve pulled together a […]
Voting for this #CannonBookClub is now closed. The selection is In Praise of Hatred by Khaled Khalifa. Buy it online at amazon, and please join us on September 13 for our discussion. Who’s ready for an ambitious summer read? Here at the #CannonBookClub we are always on the lookout to expand our horizons and try new and different genres, so this summer we are going to go in the direction of Literary Fiction. Our twist this time is that we will be focusing on Non-Western authors. […]
Voting for this Book Club is Closed. Come see what we chose on our Announcement Post, and join us on June 14. It is time once again friends to decide what book we want to tackle as a group. Following a great discussion, if not great reading, for our Fantasy pick, it’s time to head in a new direction, west you might say – and fall into some Non-fiction about the history of Hollywood. Below you will find our four choices, which cover different times […]