The GAB Group (Gathering Around Books)
August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until January 29, 2023
4th Friday of each month during happy hour 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Up for discussion on July 22nd from 5:30-6:30 p.m. is The Story of My Father by Sue Miller. James Miller was an ordained Presbyterian minister and professor of church history at the University of Chicago and Princeton Theological Seminary. And then one day, his daughter, the acclaimed novelist Sue Miller, received a phone call from the local police that he had been found wandering the area near his home. In this memoir, Sue Miller recounts her and her father’s journey through the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease. As one reviewer puts it, “in luminous prose, Sue Miller has fashioned a compassionate inventory of two lives, a memoir destined to offer comfort to all sons and daughters struggling to make peace with their fathers and themselves.”
The discussion is open to anyone who loves to read and discuss what one has read with fellow bibliophiles. Register to below to join. You will be sent an automatic Zoom link upon registration.
2022 Book Schedule:
- July 22 The Story of My Father by Sue Miller
- August 26 People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
- September 23 Made in China by Anna Qu
- October 28 Beloved by Toni Morrison
- November 25 Holy Envy by Barbara Brown Taylor
- No meeting in December
- (2023) January 27 The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson