Join Lit Wits to discuss books on many subjects, all with a link to our faith. We gather for connecting time (feel free to bring a snack to share) at 6:30 PM in the College Ave. West Conference Room and book discussion begins at 7.
Our 2018-2019 book selections are below. Selections are announced in August each year.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - Fire Road by Kim Phuc Phan Thi
Kim Phuc gained unexpected fame as the “Napalm Girl” when a photographer took a Pulitzer Award-wining picture of her as she ran from a napalm attack in Trang Bang in Vietnam on June 8, 1972. Kim shares her journey from her physical suffering to the hope she found in Christ.
Memoir • 336 pages
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
Written in 1678, this is an allegory about man’s pilgrimage through the Christian life. This well-read classic describes the drama of the pilgrim’s trials and temptations as he encounters characters such as the Worldly Wiseman, Giant Despair, Ignorance, and Hopeful.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
Even as the shadow of war grows closer in the spring of 1939, three generations of the Kurc family are striving to live normal lives. Then the Nazi invasion occurred, which threatened Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. This novel is based on the true story of one Jewish family’s determination to be reunited, despite being separated at the start of World War II.
Historical biographical fiction • 414 pages.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - One Light Still Shines by Marie Monville
In the startling tragedy of the Amish schoolhouse shooting at West Nickel Mines in 2006, one story has never been told. Marie Roberts Monville, the wife of the man who unleashed such horror, tells her account for the first time in this biographic work.
Biography • 318 pages.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - Book Selections Meeting for Lit Wits 2019-2020
Same time and location as book discussion meetings. Join us!