Can you believe it’s December already? “Inconceivable!” This month we thought we’d tackle a fan favourite, The Princess Bride by William Goldman. Seen the movie, but never read the book? Here’s your chance to read “my favorite book in all the world, though I have never read it.” Please let us know what you think. Here…

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Today we’re discussing Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut One of the world’s great antiwar books, centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden, it’s the result of what Vonnegut describes as a twenty-three-year struggle to write a book about what he witnessed as an American prisoner of war. It combines science fiction, autobiography, humour,…

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Thanks for joining us! This month we’re discussing Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. Bernadette Fox is notorious. To other private-school mothers she’s a disgrace; to design mavens, she’s a revolutionary architect. But to 15-year-old Bee, she is simply Mom. Then Bernadette vanishes. It all began when Bee aced her report card and claimed…

Read More Episode 021: Where’d You Go, Bernadette

We are reading Where’d you go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. As always, we’d love to hear from YOU. What did you think of the book? Have you seen the movie? Please comment below. We will also be thinking about these questions: If you could just go, like Bernadette, and run away from it all – where…

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