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The Fiction Discussion Group meets on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Titles are democratically selected by members, usually around a theme, such as "Around the World in 12 Books" or "Year of Doubles."

For further questions or to be put on the group's email list, please write to group moderator Grant Schaumburg at

2018 Schedule

  • Jan. 15: (N.B. this is the third Monday) Amor Towles, A Gentleman in Moscow
    Feb. 5: Jim Crace, Harvest
    Mar. 5: Jonathan Lethem, Chronic City
    Apr. 2: Colm Tóibín, The Testament of Mary
    May 7: Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady
    Jun. 4: Javier Marías, A Heart So White
    Jul. 2: Marilynne Robinson, Gilead
    Aug. 6: Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
    Sep. 10 (N.B. this is the second Monday): Jane Gardam, Old Filth
    Oct. 1: Rachel Joyce, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
    Nov. 5: Zadie Smith, White Teeth
    Dec. 3: Joseph O'Neill, Netherland​
  • Fiction Discussion Group Past Readings