ARA Readers Book Club

Leader:  Carol Szot

Contact: (207) 384-5153 or Email:

The ARA readers read fiction, nonfiction, bios, best sellers and the classics.  Members suggest books and lead discussions of their recommendations. Book choices are posted well in advance along with other proposed good “reads”.

When:  3rd Tuesday of the month. (year-round), 1:00 p.m.

Where: ARA book group is continuing to meet on Zoom.

Carol will send an invitation to each meeting one month prior to the event, one week before, and the morning of the discussion. The link to the discussion will be included in each of the invitations. 
These are the current selections:
May 18         Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, 
                               by Patrick Radden Keefe, leading discussion—Carol Szot
June 15       Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic Worldby Fareed Zakaria,
                               leading discussion—Linda Sheltry
July 20          Caste, by Isabel Wilkerson, leading discussion—Susan Wagner
August 17       A Promised Land by Barack Obama, leading discussion--Linda Sheltry

September 21   American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, leading discussion---Debbi Forster


October 19        Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer, leading  discussion--- Mary Ellen Siudut 


November 16     The Last Train to London by Meg Waite Clayton, leading discussion---Debbi Forster


Please email me: if you have questions or corrections to this list.

Established in 2013