Next meeting – Nov 15 at 2:30 in the Trustees Room at the Maynard Library (77 Nason Street) – just a hint that you are invited even if you haven’t been to the library before. We’ll be discussing WWII books and there are so many of all varieties:
Here are a few suggestions from Lynette.
The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal
The Lady in Gold. By Anne-Marie O’Connor
Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides
Lost in Shangri-la by Mitchell Zuckoff
A higher call. By Adam Makos
Citizens of London. By Lynne Olson
The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silvia, stand alone on WWII in UK
The guernsey literary and potato peel society by Annie Barrows
If you like mysteries consider the series by Susan Elia MacNeal which begins with Mr. Churchill’s Secretary
For a classic satire check out Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
If you are a sci fi and fantasy fan you might consider Connie Willis’ futuristic duo – Blackout and All Clear where the time-traveling research staff at Oxford University return to Britain during the WWII bombings.
And mentioned in our discussions today: