Hoboken Readers Circle Book Group: 5/2013
The amazing once-a-month “enlightenment without electricity” 2013 Hoboken Readers Circle Book Group continues next week…
Hoboken Readers Circle Book Group
The Hoboken Readers Circle book group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00pm in the comfortable and spacious Muller Room of All Saints, 701 Washington Street, in Hoboken.
All book lovers are welcome, and encouraged to even bring a friend! Free coffee and cake is served. For more info write firstname.lastname@example.org.
Being There by Jerzy Kosinski
Here’s a synopsis: “It is the story of Chauncey Gardiner – Chance, an enigmatic but distinguished man who emerges from nowhere to become an heir to the throne of a Wall Street tycoon, a presidential policy adviser, and a media icon. Truly “a man without qualities,” Chance’s straightforward responses to popular concerns are heralded as visionary. But though everyone is quoting him, no one is sure what he’s really saying. And filling in the blanks in his background proves impossible. Being There is a brilliantly satiric look at the unreality of American media culture that is, if anything, more trenchant now than ever.”