Trojan.gifThe Erstwhile Book ClubTrojan.gif

(Well, it looks like that's the name, folks.)

  • Christopher Acosta
  • Trish Anderson
  • Drew Bellware
  • Ruth Borgenicht & Jon Fellus
  • Joe Broderic
  • Marlene Cole
  • Mike Cummings
  • Mary DeFlaun
  • Jenn Gano
  • Kevin Keating
  • Diana Kourkoutis
  • Eda Lerner
  • Merlyn Liberty
  • Melissa Mailman
  • Deirdre McGagh
  • Ed McNamee
  • PK McNamee
  • Douglass Ridgeway
  • Melissa Riker
  • Sandy Roth
  • Steve Rudnick
  • Jill Sprecher
  • Claire Sommer
  • Bill Thompson
  • Josh Trutt
  • Mike Trutt
  • Danit Wehle
  • Mike Weaver

    Or, mail to all!
    Members in Absentia (that's just southwest of Rodentia):
  • Lauren Kaplan



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    The Constitution of the Book Club

    Article One
    You don't actually have to have read the book to come.
    (Also known as Claire's law.)
    Article Two
    There is no Article Two.
    Article Three

    This is what it's all about:

    Sunday, November 21
    6:00 at Trish & Chris'

    Lies My Teacher Told Me :
    Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
    by James W. Loewen

    Don't delay getting the book - there's so much in it
    that will blow your mind you'll want to get through
    most/all of it and its not the kind of book you can
    knock off in a weekend - you need some time to absorb

    Oh, and here's our fantasy about the History of the Book Club:

    (I feel fairly certain that the first entry should have been a month or so earlier, because I think that the Jan 1, 1998 club was at my house. Feel free to make corrections and updates.)

    Jan 1, 1998
    Mike Trutt's
    "Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil"
    Feb 8
    Claire and Drew's
    The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
    Milan Kundera
    Mar 8
    at Rocky Sullivan's in Manhattan
    hosted by Deirdre
    Angela's Ashes
    by Frank McCourt

    Apr 19

    Ishamel by..?

    Trish's in Highland Park
    May 17
    "Color of Water"  by............

    Jon & Ruth's?????


    June ???????????
    I was away.....don't know.........


    SATURDAY, July 11
    at Sandy and Mike's in Ocean Grove, NJ

    "The Sea Around Us"
    by Rachel L. Carson


    "The Hobbit" by
    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Meeting on Sunday, Sept 13

    Hoboken, NJ


    William Gibson

    Sun, Oct 25
    Trish & Chris' in Manhattan

    Sunday, Nov 15 at 5:00

    Deirdre McGagh  Weehawken

    # 1 "The Old Man and the Sea"
    by Ernest Hemingway

    #2 read one or both of these:

    A -- Girl, Interrupted
    by Susanna Kaysen


    B -- "The Yellow Wallpaper"
    by Charlotte Perkins Gilman


    Sunday, January 10, 1999
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X


    May 2, 1999
    "Unlocking the Exits"
                Poems by Elliot Katz

    Where: Jon and Ruth and Claire's


    Movie Night
    Sunday, Sept. 26, 1999
    at Mike Trutt's