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The Bookworm Book Club: “The World of The End”

Touche Gafla - The World of the End

The Bookworm Book Club invites you to join its monthly discussion on Wednesday, May 18 when we talk about Ofir Touché Gafla’s The World of The End. First published in Hebrew in 2004, it won the 2005 Geffen Award for best fantasy/science fiction novel of the year and the 2006 Kugel Award for Hebrew literature. (more…)

Next Bookworm Book Club Selection: Sky Burial, by 2016 Bookworm Literary Festival author Xinran

Xinran - Sky Burial

Sky Burial, by international best-selling author Xinran, is The Bookworm’s next Book Club Selection. Published in 2004, the novel revolves around a Chinese woman’s story about her life in Tibet, specifically her search for her long-lost husband and a journey of love that takes her to the brink of death. (more…)

September Book Club Selection: Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro - Never Let Me Go

The Bookworm Book Club’s September selection is Never Let Me Go, a science fiction novel by Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro. Time Magazine called it the best novel of 2005 and included it in its TIME 100 Best English-Language Novels from 1923 to 2005. Grab your copy and join us on Wednesday, September 16 at 7:30 pm for a free-wheeling discussion. (more…)

Bookworm Book Club Selection: Susan Barker’s “The Incarnations”

Susan Barker - The Incarnations

Our next Bookworm Book Club selection has arrived! Susan Barker’s The Incarnations — hailed by The Independent as “China’s Midnight’s Children” — follows a modern-day Beijing taxi driver whose past lives haunt him through a series of mysterious letters. (more…)

Next Book Club Selection: Vincent Lam’s Bloodletting

Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures

Our next Bookworm Book Club selection has been praised by Alice Munro as “irresistible” and Margaret Atwood as “stunning”: it’s 2015 Bookworm Literary Festival author Vincent Lam‘s Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures, a short story collection based off the author’s medical school experiences. The book was adapted into an HBO Canada miniseries by the same name. (more…)

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