RPCVCO supports a book club for RPCVs in the Denver area. The group meets every other month to discuss books relevant to the Peace Corps community. The next meeting information is below.
Location: Tony’s Market
950 Broadway, Denver, CO
When: February 12, 2014 6:30-8:00 pm
Our Book Club meetings are on the second Wednesdays of even months. Tony's has a store parking lot, and street parking is free after 6:00.
Feb 12, 2014: Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya, 1994. Historical Fiction coming-of-age story about a boy torn between Hispanic, Native, and American cultures and Catholicism and Paganism.
Apr 9, 2014: The Golden Cage: Three Brothers, Three Choices, One Destiny by Shirin Ebadi, 2011. Iran revolution seen through the eyes of three brothers each living in their “cage” of ideology
Jun 11, 2014: The Sound of Things Falling: A Novel by Juan Gabriel Vasquez, 2012. In contemporary Colombia, Peace Corps Volunteers involved with promoting the drug trade.
Aug 13, 2014: Freeman by Leonard Jr. Pitts, 2012. Historical Fiction novel about a runaway slave who returns to the south after the Civil War in search of his wife and child.
Oct 8, 2014: However Long the Night: Molly Melching's Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph by Aimee Molloy, 2013
Dec 10, 2014: Little Women of Baghlan: The Story of a Nursing School for Girls in Afghanistan, the Peace Corps, and Life Before the Taliban by Susan Fox, with Jo Carter (Afghanistan 1968–70), 2013