The Green Valley Library "Fantastic" Classics Book Club announces it's 2010 reading picks! A random drawing held in the December meeting at the Green Valley Library determines what we read during the upcoming year. Book Club members are able to make suggestions by dropping titles into our "Treasure Chest" throughout the year. We read a variety of "classics". Wasn't it Mark Twain who said, "A classic is something that everyone agrees is good, but that no-one reads," or something like that?
Well, we read everything from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas to Portrait of a Lady, so there's a little something for everyone. Not only do we discuss the book, but we also usually watch a video about the subject matter in the book, or an author interview (presuming there was one), or maybe just view some slides with pictures relating to the life of the author.
So without further delay here is our title list for 2010! Esteban hopes to see you at the next Classic's Book Club meeting at the Green Valley Library!
Metamorphosis –Franz Kafka
Anthem – Ayn Rand
The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
Story of My Life – Helen Keller
The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway
To the Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf
Light in August – William Faulkner
Glass Menagerie – Tennessee Williams
Island of Dr. Moreau – H.G. Wells
Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Country of the Pointed Firs – Sarah Orne Jewett
AND January 2011
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court – Mark Twain