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Elaine Newton—Critic’s Choice

Critic’s Choice


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.

2016-17 Season

Critic's Choice

Package of 6

Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf
November 17 and 19, 2016
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The Association of Small Bombs, Karan Mahajan
December 8 and 10, 2016
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Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff *
January 12 and 14, 2017
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A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara
February 16 and 18, 2017
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The Swans of Fifth Avenue, Melanie Benjamin **
March 9 and 11, 2017
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The Noise of Time, Julian Barnes
April 6 and 8, 2017
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* 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


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