book-club-imageBWC Book Club Meeting - Madame Fourcade's Secret War

Sunday, November 10 4:00-6:00 pm hosted by Kim Morton '94

The BWC Book Club is up and running, thanks to the efforts of Tanya Rapacz '92.  A successful kick off meeting was held at Tanya's home on September 29 where it was decided that the BWC Book Club will meet on the 2nd Sunday of every month.
 

Madame Fourcade's Secret War by Lynne Olson, will be our very first book discussed.  Kim Morton '94 is hosting on Sunday, November 10 at 4 pm.  Please RSVP using Sign Up Genius:  click here, or contact Kim at mortonkimberle@gmail.com.  Attendees will receive directions upon RSVP.  Hostesses are needed for future meetings - volunteer using the same Sign Up Genius.  Many thanks to Kim for creating the Book Club's Sign Up!  Eight copies of Madame Fourcade's Secret War are on reserve at the Howard County Library System for 6 weeks prior to our meeting under the name Baltimore Wellesley Club Book Club.

On December 8, Vicki Buchler '11 will host the 2nd book club discussion The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.  Six copies of the book are on reserve at the Howard County Library System for 6 weeks prior to our meeting under the name Baltimore Wellesley Club Book Club.  Please RSVP using Sign Up Genius:  click here, or contact Vicki at vicki.errickson@gmail.com.
 

The hostess selects the book and leads the discussion.  Below are some suggested future books:

  • The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey

  • Evicted by Matthew Desmond

  • The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates

  • The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

  • The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrighar

  • Becoming by Michelle Obama

  • The Wedding Date and The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory '97

  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

  • Baltimore Rowhouse by Mary Ellen Hayward

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

  • Dear Martin by Nic Stone

  • Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

  • Possible Joint Program with Wellesley Racial Justice Initiative:
    Waking Up White by Debby Irving
    Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    How to Be Less Stupid About Race by Dr. Crystal Fleming '04
     

Please contact Tanya if you have any questions regarding the BWC Book Club, at t.rapacz@comcast.net or (410) 480-1942.