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December 2020

Book Club – The Night Watchman

Thu, December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

DECEMBER 3. THE NIGHT WATCHMAN, LOUISE ERDRICH Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling of a master craftsman.

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January 2021

Book Club – My Dark Vanessa

Thursday, January 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

JANUARY 28. MY DARK VANESSA, KATE ELIZABETH RUSSELL Exploring the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a precocious yet naïve teenage girl and her magnetic and manipulative teacher, a brilliant, all-consuming read that marks the explosive debut of an extraordinary new writer.

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February 2021

Book Club – The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

FEBRUARY 25. THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO, TAYLOR JENKINS REID Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. When she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband, David, has left her, and her career has stagnated. Regardless…

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March 2021

Book Club – The Vanishing Half

Thursday, March 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

MARCH 25. THE VANISHING HALF, BRIT BENNETT The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it’s not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it’s everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other secretly passes for…

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April 2021

Book Club – American Dirt

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

APRIL 22. AMERICAN DIRT, JEANINE CUMMINS También de este lado hay sueños. On this side, too, there are dreams. Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. Even though she knows they’ll never…

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May 2021

Book Club – Still Alice

Thursday, May 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

MAY 27. STILL ALICE, LISA GENOVA Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman’s sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer’s disease, written by first-time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph. D in neuroscience from Harvard University. Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her…

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June 2021

Book Club – Still Alice (The Movie)

Thursday, June 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ

  JUNE 24. STILL ALICE, THE MOVIE If it is safe, we’ll meet for brown bag lunch at noon, then watch the movie. Still Alice is a 2014 American independent drama film written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland and based on Lisa Genova’s bestselling 2007 novel of the same name. The film stars Julianne Moore (ACADEMY AWARD WINNER BEST ACTRESS) as Alice Howland, a linguistics professor diagnosed with familial Alzheimer’s disease shortly after her 50th birthday. Alec…

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