Saturday, February 21, 2009

Welcome to the Club!

Welcome to the Darrouzet-Nardi Book Club blog! Our current selection is The Orientalist by Tom Reiss and the discussion will start sometime within the next month.

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Thanks for reading!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Anthony for setting up this blog to house our book club exchanges. I too am eager to hear from everyone about The Orientalist — a fine book in a great collection of choices so far:

    Ubik, Philip K. Dick
    A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving
    Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson
    Grizzly Man (the film), Werner Herzog
    A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole
    Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, Susanna Clarke
    The Dharma Bums, Jack Kerouac (family vacation, discussion only)
    Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie (family vacation, discussion only)
    Regeneration, Pat Barker (family vacation, discussion only)
    The Black Swan, Nassim Taleb (club's first non-fiction)
    The Orientalist, Tom Reiss, Current Selection

    (Books abandoned short of a quorum finishing the book)
    Watership Down, Richard Adams
    David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
    Dead Souls, Nikolai Gogol