Category: Events

Mount Auburn Book Club: The Assistant by Bernard Malamud

September 20, 2017

Bernard Malamud’s second novel, The Assistant (1957), is the story of Morris Bober, a grocer in postwar Brooklyn, who wants better for himself and his family. Malamud is buried on Azalea Path.

Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided.

 
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Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

Mount Auburn Book Club: The Bicycle Runner by G. Franco Romagnoli

September 20, 2017

We will discuss The Bicycle Runner: A Memoir of Love, Loyalty and the Italian Resistance (2009) by G. Franco Romagnoli. It is a coming of age story of growing up in fascist Italy. Romagnoli has a cenotaph on Azalea Wall.
Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided.

 

Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

Mount Auburn Book Club: The Bicycle Runner by G. Franco Romagnoli

September 20, 2017

We will discuss The Bicycle Runner: A Memoir of Love, Loyalty and the Italian Resistance (2009) by G. Franco Romagnoli. It is a coming of age story of growing up in fascist Italy. Romagnoli has a cenotaph on Azalea Wall.
Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided.

 

Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

Mount Auburn Book Club: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

September 20, 2017

In Being MortalMedicine and What Matters in the End Atul Gawande (2014) explores ways of improving quality of life at the end of a life.

Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided.