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JUNE 29: 11AM-12:30PM at Lucky Dog Books Garland, the White Rock Reads Book Club will discuss Hare With the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal. White Rock Reads is a book club for readers interested in all kinds of genres and subjects. Contemporary, international and eclectic, we read widely and in community. Our group meets the last Saturday of every month from 11 AM -12:30 at Lucky Dog Books, 10801 Garland Rd Dallas, TX 75218. (ChrisConway)… (mer)
Book Group Today's discussion centers around a memoir of a wealthy European family, whose pottery and art collections take us on a decadent and realistic travel and historical journey, in Edmund de Waal's The Hare with Amber Eyes. (tillagd från Barnes & Noble)
Gibson's Book Club discusses The Hare with Amber Eyes, by Edmund de Waal
A family history that has been compared to Nabokov's Speak, Memory--the gold standard--The Hare with Amber Eyes is the history of a family and of a culture, sparked by the author's encounter with one odd and artful collection of ceramic miniatures.
Location: Street: 27 S Main St Additional: City: Concord , Province: New Hampshire Postal Code: 03301 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
Howe Library's monthly book group will discuss The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal. Books and Lunch on Tuesdays meets on the second Tuesday of each month at noon. Bring your lunch and a healthy appetite for good discussion. (howe_library)
Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty years making beautiful pots - which are then sold, collected, and handed on - he has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, called netsuke, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive.
And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story as the author discovers both the story of the netsuke and of his family, the Ephrussis, over five generations.
This event is free and all are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Location: Street: 5433 College Ave City: Oakland, Province: California Postal Code: 94618-1502 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)