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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

2019 Schedule

  • Jan. 7: Shelby Foote, Shiloh (N.B. this is a joint meeting with the Civil War group)
    Feb. 4: James Baldwin, Another Country
    Mar. 4: Yasunari Kawabata, Snow Country
    Apr. 1: Iris Murdoch, The Green Knight
    May 6: William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying
    Jun. 3: Orhan Pamuk, My Name Is Red
    Jul. 1: Robertson Davies, The Rebel Angels
    Aug. 5: Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
    Sep. 16 (N.B. this is the third Monday): Malcolm Lowry, Under the Volcano
    Oct. 7: Anne Enright, The Gathering
    Nov. 4: Lawrence Norfolk, John Saturnall's Feast
    Dec. 2: Elizabeth Bowen, The Heat of the Day
  • Fiction Discussion Group Past Readings