Eleven folks met to discuss Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. This provoked an interesting discussion about our standards and the expectations we hold for teenage rebellion. Holden Caulfield seems boring by today’s standards yet at the time of publication his language and attitude was considered shocking and subversive.

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto “Che” Guevara

Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty by Bengie Molina

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

A Black Man in a White Coat by Damon Tweedy

Crucifixion by Shirley Giebel (Brentwood author!)