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Book Club: Transitions - Virtual Program

Book Club: Transitions - Virtual Program

Join us for this guided yet relaxed adventure into stories (memoir, fiction, and short stories) that feature transitions of various types. With fellow readers, consider how individuals in a variety of settings navigate the tricky process of change. Linda Steinman will facilitate discussion of 8 books over the course of 8 months and will suggest thinking prompts in between meetings to spark ideas.


Schedule

Sept 22—The Age of Creativity by Emily Urquhart
Oct  20—Seeking Fortune Elsewhere by Sindya Bhanoo (short stories)
Nov 17—The Empathy Diaries by Sherry Turkle
Dec 15—The Girl in the Middle by Anais Granofsky
Jan 12—Mãn by Kim Thúy
Feb 16— More Than I Love My Life by David Grossman
Mar 23—Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri
Apr 20—Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner


*Space is limited for a good participatory experience.



About the facilitator

Dr. Linda Steinman is a senior scholar at York University, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. One of her research areas is language memoirs.
She also facilitates classes in Lifewriting at the JCC and elsewhere.


Questions? Please contact Andrea at andrea@srcentre.ca

Program Type: Education, Social,
Age range: 19-64, 65+
Classes: Ongoing
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Book Club: Transitions - Virtual Program. Thursdays. Sept 22 - April 20, 2023 7:30 PM-9:00 PM 8 CA$96.00 CA$120.00 AASBC02FA22P


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