American Association of University Women
Bridgeport Area Branch

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2012 – 2013

1ST Tuesday Evenings @ 7:30 P.M.

Note: The meetings are changed to the 1st Tues. in order to avoid conflict with General Meetings of AAUW held on Thurs. evenings. Please call the hostess if you’re coming.

Date Title Author Reviewer Home
Sept 18 Buddha In The Attic Julie Otsuka Louise MacCormack at Louise MacCormacks house, 1491 Round Hill Rd., Fairfield (203-259-0625)
  (women coming from Japan to US by boat)    
Oct. 10   Please Look After Mom Kyung-Sook Shin Gretchen Goethner at Gretchen’s house, 394 Penfield, Ffld.
  (Set in Korea)    
  The Housekeeper and the Professor  Oka Ogawa Chris Bonosky Chris’ house 68 Saxony Dr., Trumbull (203-261-1241) 
  (both relating to dementia and older age)     
Nov. 13 Claude and Camille Stephanie Cowell  Sue Flemming at Sue’s house 39 Newton Lane, Trumbull (203-268-9024)
  (story of Monet in Paris at the time of Renoir)     
Feb. 19 Excellency Joseph Ellis  Gretchen Goethner Gretchen’s house, 394 Penfield Rd., Fairfield (203-254-8481)
  (about George Washington)    
March 19  Nothing Daunted Dorothy Wickenden Louise MacCormack Louise’s house, 1491 Round Hill Rd., Fairfield (259-0625) 
  (true story of two educated women who go from college to CO as teachers, answering ads in 1917); grandson of one is daughter Jill’s “significant other”;    they may come!
April 16   Clara and Mr. Tiffany  Susan Vreeland  Mary Misevich, Reviewer Mary’s house 453 Surrey Lane, Fairfield (203-255-3804) 
  (about the woman behind the Tiffany art work)    
May 7  Bring Up the Bodies Hillary Mantell Barbara Szepesi at Watermark, 10th floor, 3030 Park Ave., Bridgeport (375-9263)
  (focus on Oliver Cromwell)    
June 4 Planning meeting for next year location TBA   

Other suggestions for summer reading: 

The DressmakerStill AliceMudboundMolokaiBehind the Beautiful Flowers The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom ThumbCutting for StoneWhen Everything ChangedThe House of Velvet and Glass

Louise MacCormack, Evening Book Chair, (203) 259-0625,

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