Tuesday Morning Book Club chooses books for 15th reading season

On June 5, the Tuesday Morning Book Club chose books for its 15th reading season, which will begin in July. By popular demand, a 13th date was added. There will be two meetings in October to sneak in an extra book discussion in late November.
The reading list – 15 books for the 15th year – consists of three memoirs, one biography and 11 novels, including one by BU Professor Liz Rosenberg. In memory of Philip Roth, his first novel – “Goodbye, Columbus: and Five Short Stories” – will be discussed.
In January and March, there will be “double headers.” Rabbi Rachel Esserman reviewed “Eternal Life” and “The Immortalists” together for The Reporter, and the club members decided to discuss both at the January meeting. In March, two short novels by Israeli writer Aharon Appelfeld, who died in January, will be reviewed.
This year’s book list includes:
July 3 – “Windy City Blues” by Renee Rosen
August 7 – “Sweet and Low: A Family Story” by Rich Cohen
September 4 – “The Weight of Ink” by Rachel Kadish
October 2 – “As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling” by Anne Serling
October 30 – “All the Rivers” by Dorit Rabinyan, translated by Jessica Cohen
November 20 – “The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir” by Betsy Lerner
December 4 – “The Laws of Gravity” by Liz Rosenberg
January 8 – “Eternal Life” by Dara Horn and “The Immortalists” by Chloe Benjamin
February 5 – “The Trick: A Novel” by Emanuel Bergmann
March 5 – “Unto the Soul” and “Adam and Thomas” by Aharon Appelfeld
April 2 – “Faraway Home” by Marilyn Taylor
May 7 – “Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel” by Francine Klagsbrun
June 4 – “Goodbye, Columbus: and 5 Short Stories” by Philip Roth. This will also be the annual summer luncheon and book selection.
Meetings are free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served.