Book Club at TC announces 2023-24 schedule

The Morning Book Club at Temple Concord announced its book list for its 20th reading season 2023-24. Beginning in August, book club meetings will take place on the first Tuesday of the month, except October when the club will meet on the first and fifth Tuesdays; the club does not meet in November. The July meeting will still take place on Wednesday. Unless otherwise indicated, book club meetings take place in the Temple Concord Library and on Zoom beginning at 10:30 am. For the Temple Concord Zoom link, to join the Morning Book Club e-mail list or for the one time July 5 Zoom link, e-mail Merri Pell-Preus at

The 2023-24 book list follows; the meetings are on Tuesday, unless otherwise noted:

  • Wednesday, July 5, Zoom only: “Woman on Fire: A Novel” by Lisa Barr
  • August 1: “The Matchmaker’s Gift: A Novel” by Lynda Cohen Loigman
  • September 5: “Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy” by Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  • October 3: “Kantika: A Novel” by Elizabeth Graver
  • October 31: “The Thread Collectors: A Novel” by Shaunna J. Edwards and Alyson Richman
  • No meeting in November (Election Day)
  • December 5: “Bread Givers: A Novel” by AnziaYezierska
  • January 2024 – specific date TBA: “One Hundred Saturdays: Stella Levi and the Search for a Lost World” by Michael Frank (memoir)
  • February 6: “Nine Tenths of the Law: A Novel” by Claudia Hagadus Long
  • March 5: “The Village Idiot: A Novel” by Steve Stern
  • April 2: “The Latecomer: A Novel” by Jean Hanff Korelitz
  • May 7: “Shayna: A Novel” by Miriam Ruth Black
  • June 4: “Dinners With Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships” by Nina Totenberg