Are you looking for a fun group to join for monthly social meetings to discuss the books we read? September is when the UUCSW Book Group begins the book year, meeting to share food and books to consider for the monthly choices. This is a good time to join us . All are welcome. You do not need to be a church member or even attend services. You only need a love for reading and sharing books.

We typically meet in members’ homes each month. If you are planning to join for the first time, or have any questions about Book Group, please email Susie Wells at susie48winnip@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

August 9, 2024

The Covenant of Water, by Abraham Verghese

Summary: Abraham Verghese’s The Covenant of Water is an expansive, multi-generational tale of an Indian family whose members all suffer from what is termed the “Condition.” From the story’s opening in 1900 to its close in 1977, this Condition leads to the death by drowning of many members of the family, usually male.

September 13, 2024

What the Wind Knows, by Amy Harmon

Summary: Anne Gallagher grew up enchanted by her grandfather’s stories of Ireland. Heartbroken at his death, she travels to his childhood home to spread his ashes. There, overcome with memories of the man she adored and consumed by a history she never knew, she is pulled into another time.