The Book Club Companion : A Comprehensive Guide to the Reading Group Experience

個数:

The Book Club Companion : A Comprehensive Guide to the Reading Group Experience

  • 在庫がございません。海外の書籍取次会社を通じて出版社等からお取り寄せいたします。
    通常6~9週間ほどで発送の見込みですが、商品によってはさらに時間がかかることもございます。
    重要ご説明事項
    1. 納期遅延や、ご入手不能となる場合がございます。
    2. 複数冊ご注文の場合、分割発送となる場合がございます。
    3. 美品のご指定は承りかねます。
  • ≪洋書のご注文につきまして≫ 「海外取次在庫あり」および「国内仕入れ先からお取り寄せいたします」表示の商品でも、納期の目安期間内にお届けできないことがございます。あらかじめご了承ください。

  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 338 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780425210093
  • DDC分類 374.22

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (4)
CHAPTER ONE THE BELOVEDS 5 (42)
The Ten Indispensable Titles 7 (12)
No Leader, No Problem: Discussion Basics 19 (3)
Club Rules: May We Knit? 22 (3)
When Pets Misbehave: Flying Minnies and 25 (3)
Slobbering Horaces
Club Rules: When Pets Meet the Club Checklist 28 (1)
The Unexpected Meeting Place: The Botanical 29 (2)
Garden
Hosting Basics: How to Be Popular 31 (2)
Angry, Often Desperate Housewives: The Novels 33 (2)
The Beloved Cocktail 35 (2)
An Anne Tyler Celebration 37 (8)
Time Travel: If You Were in a 1920's Book Club 45 (2)
CHAPTER TWO THE BOOK CLUB CLASSIC 47 (48)
The Twenty Indispensable Titles 49 (23)
Four Questions for Isabel Allende 72 (2)
No Leader, No Problem: Your Next Book 74 (2)
Club Rules: E-mail Stylings 76 (1)
When Pets Misbehave: Baddest Kitty 77 (1)
Book Club Style: Flowers from The Hours and 78 (2)
Mrs. Dalloway's Hothouse
The Costume Drama 80 (2)
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath: An Appreciation 82 (2)
The Tween Book Club 101 84 (2)
A Bel Canto Evening 86 (7)
Time Travel: If You Were in a 1930's Book Club 93 (2)
CHAPTER THREE CLASSIC FICTION 95 (50)
The Twenty-one Indispensable Titles 97 (25)
What Is a Classic? 122(2)
Club Rules: How True! Mark Up Your Book 124(2)
without Mercy
When Pets Go Missing 126(2)
The Tween Book Club: The Lion, the Witch and 128(2)
the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
The Many Favorites of Ernest Hemingway 130(1)
Classic Fiction Anniversary Party 131(14)
CHAPTER FOUR BRIT LIT 101 145(36)
The Ten Indispensable Titles 147(12)
Touring Thematically: Channeling Jane Austen 159(2)
Meeting Thematically: Form a Spin-Off 161(2)
Literary Society
When Pets Preen 163(2)
The Tween Book Club: The Witches by Roald Dahl 165(6)
P.G. Wodehouse 101 171(3)
Luncheon at the Club 174(4)
Time Travel: If You Were in a 1940's Book Club 178(3)
CHAPTER FIVE RED, WHITE AND NOIR 181(32)
The Ten Indispensable Titles 183(11)
No Leader, No Problem: Customizing Discussion 194(2)
Questions
When Pets Misbehave: The Fearful Guest 196(2)
Touring Thematically: Authors at the Lectern 198(2)
The Indispensable Short Story Collection 200(3)
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious: An 203(3)
Appreciation
The Indispensable Platter: Vegetables All 206(3)
Year Long
Time Travel: If You Were in a 1950's Book Club 209(4)
CHAPTER SIX LITERARY RESPITES 213(34)
The Ten Indispensable Titles 215(12)
Six Questions for Alexander McCall Smith 227(2)
The Best Generic Questions for Discussing 229(1)
Series
New Year's Resolutions for Book Clubs 230(2)
Book Club Craft Essentials 232(2)
The Tween Book Club: A Christmas Memory by 234(2)
Truman Capote
Book Club Style: Gift from the Sea 236(2)
Holiday Celebration 238(2)
Snacking at the Club 240(3)
Time Travel: If You Were in a 1960's Book Club 243(4)
CHAPTER SEVEN BLACK LIT 247(32)
The Ten Indispensable Titles 249(13)
Five Questions for Bebe Moore Campbell 262(2)
No Leader, No Problem: The Flip Side 264(1)
Book Club Style: A Color Purple Flower 265(1)
Celebration
The Indispensable Reading List: Memoir and 266(2)
Nonfiction
The Tween Book Club: Roll of Thunder, Hear My 268(2)
Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Casting Call 270(1)
Book Club Supper 271(5)
Time Travel: If You Were in a 1970's Book Club 276(3)
CHAPTER EIGHT NONFICTION THAT READS LIKE FICTION 279(26)
The Ten Indispensable Titles 281(11)
No Leader, No Problem: Meeting Style 292(1)
The Indispensable Reading List: Biographies 293(1)
Savannah Style 294(1)
The Indispensable Reading List: The Arcane 295(1)
Thriller
A Restaurant Meeting 296(2)
Best Generic Discussion Questions for 298(1)
Nonfiction
Supper at the Club 299(4)
Time Travel: If You Were in a 1980's Book Club 303(2)
CHAPTER NINE THE MEMOIR 305(30)
The Ten Indispensable Titles 307(12)
Five Questions for Ann Patchett 319(3)
The Cultural Revolution, Before and After 322(2)
Enchanted Summer Book Club 324(2)
Seasonal Fruit Platters 326(1)
Supper at the Club 327(5)
Time Travel: If You Were in a 1990's Book Club 332(3)
Bibliography 335(2)
Acknowledgments 337