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Open Fiction Book Group August

On Monday, August 22 at 6 PM, the Open Fiction Book Group will meet to discuss Losing Battles by Eudora Welty. The club is now meeting in person on the patio outside the book store.

About the Book

Three generations of Granny Vaughn's descendants gather at her Mississippi home to celebrate her 90th birthday. Possessed of the true storyteller's gift, the members of this clan cannot resist the temptation to swap tales.

About the Author


One of America's most admired authors, Eudora Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1909. . She was educated locally and at Mississippi State College for Women, the University of Wisconsin, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. She is the author of, among many other books, One Writer's Beginnings, The Robber Bridegroom, Delta Wedding, The Ponder Heart, Losing Battles, and The Optimist's Daughter which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. She died in 2001.

About the Open Fiction Book Group

The Open Fiction Book Group reads one paperback novel a month and its discussions are led by local author Chrysler Szarlan. The group typically meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. It's free and everyone is welcome to join.

Each selection of the Open Fiction Book Group discussion group is discounted 20% at the Odyssey Bookshop. Click on the link below to order online. Use code BOOKCLUB to apply the discount at checkout.

 

Event date: 
Monday, August 22, 2022 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
9 College St
South Hadley, MA 01075
Losing Battles (Vintage International) By Eudora Welty Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679728825
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - August 11th, 1990

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