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2022-2023 Book Review Series with Cathy Tile

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

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$12.00

Fight Night by Miriam Toews

The beloved author of bestsellers Women TalkingAll My Puny Sorrows, and A Complicated Kindness returns with a funny, smart, headlong rush of a novel full of wit, flawless writing, and a tribute to perseverance and love in an unusual family.

Fight Night is told in the unforgettable voice of Swiv, a nine-year-old living in Toronto with her pregnant mother, who is raising Swiv while caring for her own elderly, frail, yet extraordinarily lively mother. As Swiv records her thoughts and observations, Fight Night unspools the pain, love, laughter, and above all, will to live a good life across three generations of women in a close-knit family. But it is Swiv’s exasperating, wise and irrepressible Grandma who is at the heart of this novel: someone who knows intimately what it costs to survive in this world, yet has found a way—painfully, joyously, ferociously—to love and fight to the end, on her own terms.

Series includes:

Mon. Oct 24: The Promise by Damon Galgut
Mon. Dec. 12: Fight Night by Miriam Toews
Mon. Jan. 30: The Magician Novel by Colm Toibin
Mon. Mar. 20: The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict
Mon. May 15: The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

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Date:
December 12
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Cost:
$12.00
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Cathy Tile

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