LBC Book Club – July

Sunday 2 July, 10:30AM

Join us for our discussion of Leah Kaminsky’s powerful first novel The Waiting Room – a multi-generational novel which unfolds over a day in the life of a young physician in contemporary Israel, who must cope with modern threats in the shadow of her parents’ horrific wartime pasts.

LBC Book Club February

Sunday 26 February, 10:30am

Bell of the Desert, by Alan Gold.

Join the group to discuss this grand historical novel about Gertrude Bell, the most celebrated adventurer of her day, the brains behind Lawrence of Arabia, an adviser to kings and desert sheikhs, and the British government’s secret weapon in WWI in the campaign against the Turks. She was a brilliant academic, mountaineer, explorer, linguist, politician, and a towering literary figure.

LBC Book Club – December

Sunday 11 December, 7:30PM

We will be watching and discussing a 2011 Israeli film Footnote, a drama about the troubled relationship between a father and son who teach at the Talmud department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The film will be preceded by pizza supper at 7pm.
The meeting is offsite. Contact the office on 9819 7160 for details.