Suzanne Wilson’s Best Bets
I wasn’t sure whether I’d like Amity Gaige’s unusual novel about a man with an invented past who takes off on a road trip with his young daughter. But Gaige, who teaches writing at Amherst College, has an ability to create and describe intriguing characters that won me over. “Schroder” is the selection of the Northampton Afternoon Book Discussion Group that meets Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. at Forbes Library in Northampton.
ANOTHER GOOD BET
I also like the idea of the Amherst Brown Bag Book Discussions at the Jones Library in which participants can talk about whatever they’re reading. Sounds like a good way to get ideas for your must-read list. Next session is Aug. 21 at noon.