Harvard Book Club --Wednesday February 28

The next Harvard Club of Cincinnati Book Club meeting is set for Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bronte Cafe in the Joseph Beth Bookstore.

The selected book for our Wednesday, April 25th meeting is "Love in the Time of Cholera," by Gabriel García Marquez.

Editorial Reviews:

“This shining and heartbreaking novel may be one of the greatest love stories ever told.” --The New York Times Book Review

“A love story of astonishing power…. Altogether extraordinary.” --Newsweek

“Brilliant, provocative…magical…splendid writing.” --Chicago Tribune

“Beguiling, masterly storytelling…. García Márquez writes about love as saving grace, the force that makes life worthwhile.” --Newsday

“A sumptuous book…[with] major themes of love, death, the torments of memory, the inexorability of old age.” --The Washington Post Book World


About the Author:

Gabriel García Márquez was born in Colombia in 1927.  He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982.  He is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love In The Time Cholera, The Autumn Of The Patriarch, The General In His Labyrinth, and News Of A Kidnapping.  He died in 2014.

 

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Other Books Recently Suggested:

        

     "100 Things to See in the Night Sky:  From Planets to Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing," by Dean Regas

     "Social Science Methods for Psychodynamic Inquiry," by William R. Meyers

     "Personal History," by Katharine Graham

     "Homo Deus:  A brief History of Tomorrow," by Yuval Noal Harari

     "Plrknib," by Alex Bernstein

     "The Red Tent," by Anita Diamant

     "Commander in Chief:  FDR's Battle with Churchill, 1943," by Nigel Hamilton

     "One Hundred Years of Solitude," by Gabriel Garcia Marques

     "The Mantle of Command," by Nigel Hamilton

When:

Wednesday, 04/25/18 at 7:30pm - 9:00pm | iCal

Where:

Bronte Cafe: Joseph Beth Booksellers
2692 Madison Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45208

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March will be a non-fiction month.  If you have suggestions or other concerns, please contact Book Club Chair Steve Strauss, sdstrauss@earthlink.net or 321 0967.