For Fall 2019, we will read the following novels in order:
  1. Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
  2. Candide by Voltaire - Harper Perennial Classics or Bantam Classics (translator Lowell Bair) or any translation that the reader likes
  3. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  4. Nutshell by Ian McEwan
  5. Less by Andrew Shawn Greer
  6. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers Houghton Mifflin 2000 edition
Please read half of the first novel for the first meeting on September 23.  Join us for lively discussion and coffee, tea, and treats at break time. 
Fitchburg Senior Center
Meeting Day
Meeting Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Start Date
Sept. 23, 2019
End Date
Nov. 25, 2019
Regular reading/discussion
Class Size
No limit

Class Notes

To Enroll: No need to pre-enroll; just come to the first class session.

For the first class Please read half of Women in the Castle

# of Sessions: 10

Novels Old & New


Name Email Phone
Bonnie Dill
Marsha Urbaniak
Carol Spiegel

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