Category Archives: Book of the Month

Pinot & Prose Book Club selection for October, 2017

Hillbilly Elegy, A Memoir of A Family and Culture In Crisis by J.D. Vance Publisher Comments: From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club selection for September, 2017

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell Publisher Comments: In this stunning investigation of success, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on a journey through the world of outliers — the best, brightest, and most famous — asking the question: what … Continue reading

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Retiree Network – Calendar of Events, August 2017

Here’s what the PCC Retiree Network has coming up in August, 2017: August 9th, 1:00 p.m. Monthly Happy Lunch – Mother’s Bistro (212 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204). We will need to make reservations for the group, so we’ll … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club selection for August, 2017

“Astoria, John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire – A Story of Wealth, Ambition and Survival” by Peter Stark. Publisher’s comments:  Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club Summer Reading Selection

The Pinot & Prose Book Club will take its annual ‘summer break’ through July and will next meet at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23rd at Walter Mitty’s Restaurant to discuss our summer selection which is Astoria – John Jacob … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club Selections for June-August 2017

Some of our avid readers have asked for advance information on our next reading selections. The book group has chosen for our June selection:  “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman and for August (we take our ‘summer break’ in … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club selection for May, 2017

Suite Française by Irene Nemirovsky Winner of France’s 2004 Prix Renaudot. Wait, wasn’t that the April book selection?   Well, yes but we failed note in April that this book is actually a compilation of two short novels on related … Continue reading

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