Hoboken Readers Circle Book Group: 9/2014

The amazing once-a-month “enlightenment without electricity” 2014 Hoboken Readers Circle Book Group “Fall Edition” meets again this Thursday! Three more monthly sessions until winter break.

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 readerscircle123@aol.com.

Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

On Thursday, September 18th, the group will meet and discuss the book A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole.

Here’s a synopsis: “A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole’s hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is “huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans’ lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures”

The book won a Pulitzer Prize in case you’re wondering, but it’s apparently one of those “love it or loathe it” types of books.

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