Book Groups

Books by Women | CLL Monthly Book Club

Books by Women

Second Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m.
September through June
Bumpus Activity Room in the Gratz Center

Books by Women has met faithfully for more than twenty years to discuss classic and contemporary works by women authors. All women are invited to join in the conversations whenever their schedules allow.

2019 Book Discussion Schedule

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Books by Women starts back up in September with the novel Pachinko by Min Jin Lee. Moving and gracefully told, this novel follows a family in Korea, beginning in the 1900s, and their experiences of betrayal, shame, marriage; exile to Japan; and the pursuit of their passions amidst discrimination and poverty. This novel tackles endearing questions of faith, family, and identity.

Paperback; 512 pages


Books by Women Reading List

A reading list of books read by Books by Women from December 1991 through the present is available here.

For more information about Books by Women, contact Anne Ellis (312.573.3369).

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CLL Monthly Book Club

   One Tuesday a month  
   11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
   Open to all 60 and older, whether CLL members or not

The Center for Life and Learning Monthly Book Club is an invitiation for those who are sixty and older to join in conversation with one another about books. This member-run group enjoys books selected by members who wish to lead the discussion. Grab a great read, and bring a friend!

The current schedule and book list is available here.

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