Bagels & Books, Book Discussion Group
This book discussion group is open to all, free and requires no registration. We have copies of the book for you to check out and read. It meets on the first Thursday of the month from 10:30 to 12:00 and welcomes new comers and suggestions for books to discuss.
Reaching for the American Dream
Discussion Series with Professor Heather Ostman
Heather Ostman, Professor of English and the Director of the Humanities Institute at WCC, will be the guest discussion leader in March, April and May of 2018. These sessions will start at 10:00 instead of 10:30. They are open to anyone and we have copies of the books.
March 1st – Sula by Toni Morrison Sula focuses on a young black girl and her life in Ohio between the years of 1919 and 1965. Morrison explores the themes of racism, mother/child reaction and female friendships among others.
April 5th – The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri. This novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Lahiri, describes the struggles and hardships of a Bengali couple who immigrate to the United States.
May 3rd – This is how you Lose Her by Junot Diaz The majority of the stories in this collection deal with men’s infidelity in romantic relationships.