Bruce’s Book Club! October 2012

Hello and Good Morning!!

Well what can I say, Rebecca was truly classic. I have to tell you, I was not expecting to enjoy this novel as much as I did. My partner John actually gave me the idea to read it as it was a favourite of his in High School. To be honest I was apprehensive because we could not be more different when it comes to personality type.  I am out going and a social butterfly and John is much more introverted and enjoys that one on one conversation over wine and/or tea.

Rebecca was a twisted tale of love and was simply captivating. It’s really know wonder it is a classic.  For those of you who may not have taken my recommend, seriously give it a shot. It’s well worth the read. Chapter 20 is the head spinner. I was like “Shut the Front door!”

It was that good!

My third book of choice is called “An object of Beauty” a novel by Steve Martin.  John is also the inspiration to this months read and I appreciate him reading ahead for me to help in choosing the last two selection.

Here is a little about…

Mr. Steve Martin is a legendary writer,actor,and performer. His credits include Father of the Bride,Parenthood,The Spanish Prisoner,and Bringing Down the House, as well as Roxanne, L.A Story and Bowfinger, for which he also wrote the screenplays.  He has won and Emmy and Grammy awards for his comedy albums and his work on the banjo! In addition to a play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, he has written a collection of best selling comic pieces, Pure Drivel; a best selling novel, Shopgirl, which was adapted inot a movie; and a children’s book, Late for School, which you may be able to find at my favourite little bookstore here in Toronto that I wrote about in a previous blog!

Martin’s pieces appear frequently in The New Yorker and The new York Times. His album The Crow: New Songs for the Five String Banjo, won him a Grammy for best Bluegrass Album 2010.

So with great excitement Ladies and Gents I gladly add “An Object of Beauty” to my Bruce’s Book Club!!!!!

You may begin NOW!!!!

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Novembers selection has been chosen by one of my avid readers!! Mary-Ellen!!!

19 minutes by Jodi Picoult (Maybe you can get a head start!)

About Bruce in the City

I have been writing my blog since 2010. I was inspired to do so after enjoying an amazing meal with some friends of mine here in Toronto. I decided to tell everyone about my great night and the fabulous restaurant I went to and shazam my blog was born!
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