Online subscriptions for the 2016-17 Critic's Choice season have now ended. However, individual lectures are still available. Call 239-597-1900 to inquire about multiple lectures. We hope you can join us for an amazing season.
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Elaine Newton returns with an all-new Critic’s Choice book club featuring new, compelling works. This season, Elaine welcomes two authors to join the discussions.
All programming and dates are subject to change.
Package of 6
Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf
November 17 and 19, 2016
The Association of Small Bombs, Karan Mahajan
December 8 and 10, 2016
Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff *
January 12 and 14, 2017
A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara
February 16 and 18, 2017
The Swans of Fifth Avenue, Melanie Benjamin **
March 9 and 11, 2017
The Noise of Time, Julian Barnes
April 6 and 8, 2017
* There will be a video presentation of a previously recorded interview with National Book Award nominee Lauren Groff during this lecture.
* Author Melanie Benjamin will accompany Elaine on stage to examine her novel, The Swans of Fifth Avenue.
Printable Reading Lists
25 Years of Book Reviews
Summer 2016 Reading List
2015-16 Series Reading List
Summer 2015 Reading List
2014-15 Series Reading List
Summer 2014 Reading List
2013-14 Series Reading List
Summer 2013 Reading List