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The Vagabond
by Colette

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It has been three years since her divorce and Rene Néré is a struggling Parisian music-hall performer. When a new suitor enters her life, the thirty-three-year-old must reconcile love, loneliness, aging, and her independence. Published in 1910, La Vagabonde was translated from French to English in 1955.

World Literature is a member-led group. It's free to all members and all are welcome to attend. Many of the novels read and discussed are classic works translated into English. World Literature meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month (excluding holidays).

World Literature Book Group Meetings

Admission: 
Members Only; Free
Location: 
4th Floor Board Room
Questions?
Myles Cooper - 415-857-6721

Future Book Group Meetings

Fast Fridays

Aug 2 - 12:00pm

"The Tomb of Wrestling"
by Jo Ann Beard

World Literature

Aug 7 - 6:30pm

Blindness
by Jose Saramago

Brown Bag Mystery Readers

Aug 12 - 12:00pm

39 Steps
by John Buchan

World Literature
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Aug 21 - 6:30pm

The Summer Book
by Tove Jannson

World Literature
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Sep 4 - 6:30pm

Too Loud a Solitude
by Bohumil Hrabal

Brown Bag Mystery Readers

Sep 9 - 12:00pm

Down the River Unto the Sea
by Walter Mosley