One thing to know about our book club
We are The Investment Book Club. We have 15 members and have all known each other since the mid 1970s. We are from Wheaton. At first, we were an active Investment Club in the late 1990s until 2004. By then, we had lost so much money in the stock market that it didn't seem like fun anymore. We all enjoyed being together, socializing and having a glass of wine, so we decided to form a book club instead. We now feel like we invest more in our future by reading.
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We meet bimonthly at different members' homes. The very first book we read was "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini. Now, we've read 48-plus very good books.
"The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" by David Wroblewski, "First Mothers" by Bonnie Angelo, "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, "Winter Garden" by Kristin Hannah, "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls.
We didn't like
"Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides — probably because of the subject matter.
Author we would like to meet
Jeannette Walls because we are interested in her life.
"The Round House" by Louise Erdrich.
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