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Books & Biscotti

Temple Emanu-El's Popular Book Review Program
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Our 2023 - Spring 2024 lineup of reviews is here!

Thursdays at 1:00 pm Eastern

Get ready with these great reads!
Questions? Contact Carli Portman - carli@templeemanuel.ca

 

Upcoming Reviews
 

2024

May 9, 2024 (In-Person* or Online) - Cathy Tile will review The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride
Click HERE for more information and registration.
*Free for Temple Emanu-El members; $15 for guests (online & pre-registration);
$20 cash-only at the door - no pre-registration

June 6, 2024 (In-Person* or Online) - Tina Urman will review Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano
Click HERE for more information and registration.
*Free for Temple Emanu-El members; $15 for guests (online & pre-registration);
$20 cash-only at the door - no pre-registration


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Past Reviews

2024

April 18, 2024 - *Special Event* - Back by popular demand! (Online only)
AuthorTalk - Dr. Janna Nadler in conversation with Amanda Peters, author of the novel, The Berry Pickers

March 7, 2024 (Online only) - Elaine Newton will review Tom Lake by Ann Patchett

January 18, 2024 (Online only) - Tina Urman will review Horse: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks

2023

December 14, 2023 (Online only) - Dr. Janna Nadler will review Brotherless Night by V. V. Ganeshananthan

November 9, 2023 (In-Person* or Online) - Cathy Tile will review The Postcard by Anne Berest
*Free for Temple Emanu-El members; $15 for guests (online & pre-registration);
$20 cash at the door - no pre-registration required

October 12, 2023 (In-Person* or Online) - Elaine Newton will review Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
*Free for Temple Emanu-El members; $15 for guests (online & pre-registration);
$20 cash at the door - no pre-registration required

August 17, 2023 (Online only) - Elaine Newton reviewed Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

May 25, 2023 - Cathy Tile reviewed The Latecomer: A Novel by Jean Hanff Korelitz. 

April 27, 2023 - Tina Urman reviewed The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.

March 30, 2023 - *Special Event*
AuthorTalk with Dr. Janna Nadler and Dawn Promislow, author of the novel, Wan.

January 12, 2023 - Cathy Tile reviewed The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak.

 

2022

December 15 - Tina Urman reviewed What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad.

November 10 - Elaine Newton reviewed Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr.

October 20 - Cathy Tile reviewed The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris.

August 25 - Elaine Newton reviewed The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles.

July 7 - *Movie* Review! Elaine Newton reviewed The Power of the Dog, directed by Jane Campion.

June 2 - Cathy Tile reviewed The Magician by Colm Tóibín

May 12 - *Movie* Review! Elaine Newton reviewed Belfast, directed by Kenneth Branagh.

March 31 - Dr. Harriet Morris reviewed The Diary of Anne Frank

February 17 - Tina Urman reviewed A Burning by Megha Majumdar

January 13 - Cathy Tile reviewed The Convert by Stefan Hermans

 

2021

December 9 - Dr. Janna Nadler reviewed Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy

November 4 - Elaine Newton reviewed The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

October 7 - Cathy Tile reviewed Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

August 19 - Elaine Newton reviewed Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

 

 

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