At once a fiendishly devious mystery, a beguiling love story, and a brilliant symposium on the power of art, My Name Is Red is a transporting tale set amid the splendor and religious intrigue of sixteenth-century Istanbul, from one of the most prominent contemporary Turkish writers. (from Amazon)
Join PAPCA's Book Club and meet local RPCVs while reading and discussing literature written by authors from current and former Peace Corps countries!
Our previous books read are:
Our book club will read 4 books a year, all written by authors from current or former Peace Corps countries.
The book club will be available to PAPCA members only. If you have not yet become a member or renewed your membership this year, please do so here. Membership is just $10 a year and will gain you access to activities like our book club, annual picnic, collective giving, etc.
Our meeting location is in Center City. Details will be provided once you sign up.
We meet once per quarter typically on a Monday early evening. Once you've signed up, the schedule will be shared with you.
If you are interested in joining the book club, please sign up here. We'll email you occasionally to remind you of upcoming book club meetings and to involve you in the selection of future books. Signing up does not obligate you to every meeting, but rather keeps you in the loop of club activities.
The October novel will be
My Name is Red
by Orhan Pamuk
Philadelphia Area Peace Corps Association