Remer Centennial Library Book Club
Our book club is a fun group of people who meet the last Thursday of the month at the library to compare notes on the most recent pick.
No pressure, no expense!
Our September Pick is:
The Memory of Running
by Ron McLarty
Discussion: THURSDAY, Sept. 27, 2:00 PM
For more information call Gail Martin @ 218-566-2684
Some of our previous 2018 picks included:
Nothing Daunted by Dorothy Wickenden
Singer by Kerry Casey
Fall to Grace by Kerry Casey
Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
The To Hell & Back Club by Jill Hannah Anderson
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Synopsis of the The Memory of Running
Every decade seems to produce a novel that captures the public's imagination with a story that sweeps readers up and takes them on a thrilling, unforgettable ride.
Ron McLarty's The Memory of Running is this decade's novel. By all accounts, especially his own, Smithson "Smithy" Ide is a loser. An overweight, friendless, chain-smoking, forty-three-year-old drunk, Smithy's life becomes completely unhinged when he loses his parents and long-lost sister within the span of one week.
Rolling down the driveway of his parents' house in Rhode Island on his old Raleigh bicycle to escape his grief, the emotionally bereft Smithy embarks on an epic, hilarious, luminous, and extraordinary journey of discovery and redemption. (From the publisher.)
October 2018 read: The Aviators Wife by Melanie Benjamin
November 2018 read: Rosemary, The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson