Category Archives: Book of the Month

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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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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