Join us for a discussion of the highly awarded memoir My Own Country. The author, Abraham Verghese, a physician who grew up in Ethiopia, writes about his experiences as a doctor in rural Tennessee. Read a review of the book here.
We will meet at Cultivate Cafe, 901 Elm St., on Wednesday, April 11, from 6:00-7:00 pm. If you would like to order a bite to eat, please arrive well before the counter closes at 6:00.
We are in the midst of a series of books that explore the American experience. Peruse the rest of the titles here. Haven’t read the book yet? No worries. Join us.
We continue our exploration of the rich diversity of the American experience with this National Book Award winner set on the Ojibwe reservation in contemporary North Dakota.
Wednesday, November 8, 6:00-7:00, Cultivate Cafe, 901 Elm St.
If you wish to order dinner at Cultivate, please arrive well before the kitchen closes at 6:00. We thank Cultivate for staying open late to host our discussion.
Read a New York Times review of The Round House here. The rest of the titles in this series are listed here. Please note that the author of our December title will be a First Wednesday reader Wednesday November 1, 7:15, at The Soap Gallery, 117 S. Champion St.
Our new series examines the rich diversity of the American experience. The first title is The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar, a novelist who emigrated from India at age 21 and now teaches at Case Western Reserve.
The Weight of Heaven is about an American couple who move to India for the husband’s job, after they have lost their only child.
We will discuss the book at Cultivate Co-op Cafe, 901 Elm St., 5:00-6:00, Thursday, September 14.
The rest of the titles in this series are listed here.