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Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

The Literarians

 

Meets: The third Wednesday of every month

 

Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 19

 

Time: 12:30-2:00pm

 

The Literarians is a free discussion group open to members of The Center. The Literarians read a wide variety of contemporary fiction. The group is led by our librarian Allison Escoto. 


To join the group please email Allison at allison@centerforfiction.org. New members are welcome throughout the year!

 

 

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Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
June 19 at 12:30pm

 

The outside world of family life and economic status, of academic pressure and of their future adult lives, fails to penetrate this school’s walls—until it does, in a shocking spiral of events that catapults the action forward in time and flips the premise upside-down. What the reader believes to have happened to David and Sarah and their friends is not entirely true—though it’s not false, either. It takes until the book’s stunning coda for the final piece of the puzzle to fall into place—revealing truths that will resonate long after the final sentence.

As captivating and tender as it is surprising, Susan Choi's Trust Exercise will incite heated conversations about fiction and truth, and about friendships and loyalties, and will leave readers with wiser understandings of the true capacities of adolescents and of the powers and responsibilities of adults.

 


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May 15th at 12:30pm

 

 

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April 17 at 12:30pm

 

 

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March 20th at 12:30pm

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