Mount Auburn Book Club: Forever and Forever: The Courtship of Henry Longfellow and Fanny Appleton by Josi S. Kilpack
For Valentine’s Day we will discuss the historical fiction novel, Forever and Forever: The Courtship of Henry Longfellow and Fanny Appleton by Josi S. Kilpack (2016). As part of romance series based on the actual courtships of renowned writers, artists and musicians, this book recounts the well-known tale of Henry and Fanny’s love story. The Longfellows are buried at Mount Auburn on Indian Ridge 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. Free.
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