Join Lit Wits to discuss books on many subjects, all with a connection to our faith. Meetings are at 6:30 PM in the College Ave. West Conference Room unless noted otherwise below (see dates below).
Our upcoming 2017-2018 book selections are below. Selections are announced in August each year.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
Lewis brilliantly reimagines the story of Cupid and Psyche. Told from the viewpoint of Psyche’s sister,
Orual, Till We Have Faces is a brilliant examination of envy, betrayal, loss, blame, grief, guilt, and
conversion. In his in final novel Lewis reminds us of our own fallibility and the role of a higher power
in our lives. 313 pages.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - Running on Red Dog Road: And Other Perils of an Appalachian Childhood by Drema Hall Berkheimer
Berkheimer shares stories from her childhood growing up in 1940’s Appalachia. After her father is
killed in the coal mines, her mother must go off to work, and Drema is left in the care of her devout
Pentecostal grandparents. Faith healers, moonshiners, and snake handlers populate her stories as
she serves witness to a multigenerational family with wit and keen observations. 224 pages.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Auschwitz #34207: The Joe Rubinstein Story by Nancy Sprowell Geise
Joe arrived at Auschwitz on April 30, 1942. It would be seven decades before he revealed how
he survived several concentration camps to eventually become one of New York’s leading shoe
designers. Joe’s courageous story is one of discovering light in the darkest places. 330 pages.
Note: A limited number of copies of this book will be available to borrow from the Lit Wits leaders in advance of the book discussion date. See contact information at the top of this page for details.