Breakaway Book Club
The Breakaway Book Club is currently seeking new book club members. Please email Lauren at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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- August: Friday Calls by Vernon F. Flenn
- September: Death In Her Hands by Otessa Moshfegh
- October: The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
- November: Apeirogon by Colum McCann
- December: Excellent Women by Barbara Pym
On one Indian summer Friday night, things happen that change the course of hundreds of lives.
In Winston-Salem, a tobacco and mill town in central North Carolina, people like to relax as the weekend comes nigh, and depending on whether they sit above or below the salt, they'll do so in different ways.
"[An] intricate and unsettling new novel . . . Death in Her Hands is not a murder mystery, nor is it really a story about self-deception or the perils of escapism. Rather, it's a haunting meditation on the nature and meaning of art."
-Kevin Power, The New Yorker
The “volcanically sexy” (USA Today) bestseller about a widow and her daughter who take a young couple into their home in 1920s London.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A quite extraordinary novel. Colum McCann has found the form and voice to tell the most complex of stories, with an unexpected friendship between two men at its powerfully beating heart.”—Kamila Shamsie, author of Home Fire
“The finest introduction to Barbara Pym” (The New York Times): a hilarious comedy of manners by the shrewdly observant British novelist often compared to Jane Austen