Cover: Munich

Review: Munich

Munich by Robert Harris Knopf, 2018. Hardcover, 304 pages. Munich is a novel covering a tense five-day period in 1938.  Hitler is wanting to forcefully annex the Sudetenland, a Czechoslovakian province populated by Germans.  The story is told from the perspective of two government officials, one on each side.  Hugh Legat is a rising star…

Cover: Prairie Fires

Review: Prairie Fires

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser Metropolitan Books, 2017. Hardcover, 640 pages. Laura Ingalls Wilder has been popularized through her autobiographical novels, a television show, and a miniseries.  In the last few years, the publication of her posthumous annotated memoir and other books that came about due to that…

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Trouble Locating Discussion Questions for Book Club? Now What?

A few weeks ago I wrote about places to locate books for book club discussion and included places to locate discussion questions.  However, what if you cannot locate questions?  What can you do?  Here are a few suggestions: Write questions yourself using these tips I created: Do not write overly academic questions:  Remember that participants…