UUCW Book Club- May 10, 7 – 8:30 PM

Wednesday, May 10th at 7PM in Fellowship Hall we will discuss The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towle –  In June 1954 Emmet Watson, 18, is released after serving 15 months for involuntary manslaughter, planning to get his brother in Nebraska and go to California.  Two friends from the work farm have hidden in the warden’s trunk and have other plans.

You’re welcome if you haven’t finished the book, and even if you’ve not read it but want to listen in on the discussion. On your mark, get set, READ!

2022-2023 Book List:

June 14  (fiction)    Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams – Esme, who has collected “objectionable“ words that a team of male scholars omit from the First Oxford Dictionary, leaves her sheltered world behind to meet the people whose words will fill those pages.

July 12  (historical non-fiction)     The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brough the American Ideal West by David Mc McCullough – This book chronicles the settling of the Ohio wilderness starting in 1788 under the leadership of General Rufus Putnam (Rutland MA) They prohibited slavery, demanded freedom of religion and universal education.

September 13  (fiction) Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus –  Story of an unusual female scientist trying to break into men’s world of science in 1952.  Told with some humor, the character is an early advocate of women’s equality.  This book is in high demand, so put your name on it early.