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February 21: Leonard Michaels, The Collected Stories (FSG) Taught by Marc Frons

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February 28: Jill Bialosky, The Deceptions (Counterpoint) Taught by Jill Bialosky. Discussion led by Philip Schultz

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March 7: Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven (Knopf Doubleday) Taught by Reneé Bibby

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March 14: Peter Krass, My Sixties (Finishing Line Press) Taught by Peter Krass. Discussion led by Lisa Bellamy

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March 21: Pushcart Prize 2022 Poems, “Midnight is a Beautiful Curse” by Dorianne Laux, “Image” by Louise Glück, “Sleepers” by Arthur Sze, “Mother Won’t Buy Polypropylene” by Patricia Cleary Miller, and “Ruthless” by Emily Lee Luan (Pushcart) Taught by Marie Kilroy

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March 28: Annie Ernaux, The Years, (Seven Stories Press), Taught by Sylvie Bertrand and Isabelle Deconinck

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April 4: Gerald Stern Blessed As We Were: Late Selected and New Poems, 2000-2018 (Norton) Taught by Lisa Bellamy

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April 11: Amy Bloom, In Love (Random House) Taught by Lesley Dormen

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Suggested Reading List

Fiction: Javier Marias, The Infatuations; Paul Beatty, The Sellout; John Jeremiah Sullivan, Pulphead; Tommy Orange, There, There; Jenny Erpenbeck, Go Went Gone; Mohsin Hamid, Exit West; Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Friday Black; Bernadine Evaristo, Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel; Xuan Juliana Wang, Home Remedies; Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous; Albert Camus, The Fall; Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, The Discomfort of Evening; Julie Otsuka, The Swimmers; Richard Powers, The Overstory; NoViolet Bulawayo, Glory; Janet Malcolm, Still Pictures: On Photography and Memory (a memoir); Antoine Wilson, Mouth to Mouth

Poetry: Kevin Young, Brown; Nick Laird, Feel Free; Jericho Brown, The Tradition; Diane Seuss, Frank: Sonnets; Victoria Chang, Obit; Anne Sexton, Selected Poems of Anne Sexton; Solmaz Sharif, Customs; Nicky Beer, Real Phonies and Genuine Fakes