7900 High School Rd, Elkins Park, PA


Hot Off the Press Spring 2018

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 Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 8:30pm. A second session runs on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11am.
Tuesday:  February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 12
Friday: February 23, March 23, April 20, May 18, June 15

Location: Elkins Park, PA 19027

Cost: $160

To sign up click HERE.

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 2018 Selections

Eternal Life by Dara Horn

February 20 & 23, 2018

Rachel is a woman with a problem: she can’t die. Her recent troubles―widowhood, a failing business, an unemployed middle-aged son―are only the latest in a litany spanning dozens of countries, scores of marriages, and hundreds of children.

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Only Killers and Thieves by Paul Howarth

March 20 & 23, 2018

Two brothers are exposed to the brutal realities of life and the seductive cruelty of power in this riveting debut novel—a story of savagery and race, injustice and honor, set in the untamed frontier of 1880s Australia—reminiscent of Philipp Meyer’s The Son and the novels of Cormac McCarthy. An epic tale of revenge and survival…

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Happiness by Aminatta Forna

April 17 & 20, 2018

Waterloo Bridge, London. Two strangers collide. Attila, a Ghanaian psychiatrist, and Jean, an American studying the habits of urban foxes. From this chance encounter in the midst of the rush of a great city, numerous moments of connections span out and interweave, bringing disparate lives together.

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