The Emerson Book Group

The group meets in room 125 at 2:00 pm on the second Tuesday of the month Contact Ginger White for more information. 

These are the books we’ll read and discuss in 2019. Read with us!

AUGUST 13 Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy
SEPTEMBER 10 The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey 1920s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay’s first female lawyer, is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes a turn toward the murderous. The author of the Agatha and Macavity Award-winning Rei Shimura novels brings us an atmospheric new historical mystery with a captivating heroine.
OCTOBER 8 Force of Nature by Jane Harper When five colleagues are forced to go on a corporate retreat in the wilderness, they reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking down the muddy path. But one of the women doesn’t come out of the woods. And each of her companions tells a slightly different story about what happened.