Category Archives: Book Group

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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Pinot & Prose Book Club selection for April 2017

Suite Française by Irene Nemirovsky Winner of France’s 2004 Prix Renaudot. Publisher Comments By the early 1940’s, when Ukrainian-born Irène Némirovsky began working on what would become Suite Française the first two parts of a planned five-part novel, she was already a … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club selection of the month for March, 2017

Destiny of the Republic  by Candice Millard The extraordinary New York Times-bestselling account of James Garfield’s rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from bestselling author of The River of Doubt, … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club Selection for February, 2017

Hidden Figures – The American Dream And The Untold Story Of The Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win The Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly Publisher’s Comments: “Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club Selection for January, 2017

Spare Parts, Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for The American Dream by Joshua Davis. Publisher Comments “In 2004, four Latino teenagers arrived at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition at the University of California, Santa … Continue reading

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Pinot & Prose Book Club selection for November 2016:

Children of Willesden Lane, Beyond the Kindertransport A Memoir of Music, Love & Survival by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen Perhaps you enjoyed the Portland Center Stage production of The Pianist of Willesden Lane last season?  Our selection this month … Continue reading

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