Time to lower the median-age of book group participants! 20-Somethings are a group of people who love a good book, a good drink and getting out for an evening to meet new people.
This month we will be discussing A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole: A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole’s hero is one Ignatius J. Reilly, “huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, and a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original character, denizens of New Orleans’ lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures
Wednesday, August 15th 6:30 - 8:00 pm River Lights Bookstre 1098 Main Street
Location: Street: 1098 Main Street City: Dubuque, Province: Iowa Postal Code: 52001-4723 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Come discuss the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning classic hailed by The New York Times Book Review as "a masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue." A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures" (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun-Times). (annelaytonrice)… (more)