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"LEOPARD" by Di Lampedusa

SWARTHMORE BOOK GROUP

Saturday December 20th, 2014

The time and location fo the December meeting has yet to be determined. Keep checking the website for updates coming soon!

Promotional Period: 
Dec 20 2014

The Leopard (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780375714795
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon, 11/2007

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Saturday, December 20, 2014 "LEOPARD" by Di Lampedusa
The Swarthmore Book Group is composed of Swarthmore alumni, parents of Swarthmore students, and interested others, who meet in discussion groups all over the metro area during the academic year to read books on a common theme. One section meets on the third Monday of the month at Politics & Prose, and anyone is welcome to join, on a regular or drop-in basis. 

To join the email list and get updates about the group that meets at P&P, email Teresa Rankin, Tsrankin7@gmail.com. To find out more about the area-wide Swarthmore Book Group, email Carin Ruff, carinr@gmail.com.

For 2014-15, the theme is "Endings and Elegies." The texts for the year are:

1. Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited

2. L.P. Hartley, The Go-Between

3. Anglo-Saxon elegiac poetry selected from Greg Delanty and Michael Matto, The Word Exchange: Anglo-Saxon Poems in Translation: "The Wanderer"; "The Seafarer"; "The Ruin"; "The Wife's Lament"; "Deor". Romantic and Victorian elegiac poetry (choose your own text or anthology): Wordsworth, "Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey"; Tennyson, "In Memoriam"; Matthew Arnold, "Dover Beach" and "Consolation"
4. Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, The Leopard
5. Joseph Roth, The Radetzky March
6. Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day
7. Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake
8. David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780316216456
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books, 12/2012

The Go-Between (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9780940322998
Availability: Not currently in the store – Usually ships in 1-5 days
Published: NYRB Classics, 3/2002

$18.95
ISBN-13: 9780393342413
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 4/2012

The Leopard (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780375714795
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon, 11/2007

The Radetzky March (Paperback)

$16.95
ISBN-13: 9781585673261
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Overlook Press, 8/2002

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780679731726
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage, 9/1990

Oryx and Crake (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9780385721677
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor, 3/2004

Cloud Atlas (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780375507250
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 8/2004