7900 High School Rd, Elkins Park, PA


Hot Off the Press Spring 2017

In this lively monthly book discussion class led by Lynn Rosen, participants read and discuss new literary fiction. Class conversations include a thorough and thoughtful analysis of the book as well as background information provided by Lynn about the author and the book’s path to publication. We talk serious book talk, but have a lot of laughs too!

Class meets on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11am
Dates: March 3, March 31, April 28, May 26, June 23

Location: Elkins Park, PA 19027

Cost: $135

To sign up click HERE.

NOTE: The Tuesday evening session of the class is currently full. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list for this class, please email lynn@lynnrosen.com. Dates for this session are: February 28, March 28, April 25, May 23, June 20.

NEW: We will soon be announcing a virtual edition of the class. If you are not able to attend in person and would like to inquire about participating online, please email lynn@lynnrosen.com.

Book Selections are listed below (click the title for more info)


Session costs are non-refundable.
Books are not included in the cost of the c
Discounted class books are available for students at Open Book Bookstore. 
Contact lynn@openbookphilly.com with questions.

Spring 2017 Selections

Idaho by Emily Ruskovich

February 28 & March 3, 2017

A stunning debut novel about love and forgiveness, about the violence of memory and the equal violence of its loss— from O. Henry Prize–winning author Emily Ruskovich. Ann and Wade have carved…

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Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan Discussion dates: March 28 & 31, 2017   At the onset of Buchanan’s debut, a son shows up at the doorstep of his mother, Yuki, in Berlin after a 30-year separation. Jay’s there to settle Yuki’s inheritance—a house in...

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The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti Discussion dates: April 25 & 28, 2017 A mesmerizing father-daughter epic that explores what it means to be a hero. Samuel Hawley isn’t like the other fathers in Olympus, Massachusetts. A loner who spent years...

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The Excellent Lombards by Jane Hamilton

The Excellent Lombards by Jane Hamilton Discussion dates: May 23 & 26, 2017 Mary Frances “Frankie” Lombard is fiercely in love with her family’s sprawling apple orchard and the tangled web of family members who inhabit it. Content to spend her days planning capers...

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The Leavers by Lisa Ko

The Leavers by Lisa Ko Discussion dates: June 20 & 23, 2017   One morning, Deming Guo’s mother Polly goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home. Left with no one to care for him, eleven-year-old Deming is eventually adopted by two white college...

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