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February 2008 Lunch & a Book

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert (Kit) Elizabeth Gilbert was a 30-year-old successful journalist with a perfect life when she realized she was miserable. After surviving an acrimonious divorce, Gilbert sold her remaining possessions to spend a year abroad in three countries with nothing in common except starting with the letter "I." She eats (in Italy), prays (in India), and finds love (in Indonesia).

January 2008

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (Kit) When 23-year-old Jankowski learns that his parents have been killed in a car crash he drops out of veterinary school and parlays his expertise with animals into a job with the circus, where he falls in love with star performer Marlena, a romance complicated by Marlena's husband, the circus boss who beats both his wife and the animals Jankowski cares for.

2007 Titles

A Step From Heaven by An Na (Kit)

Arc of Justice by Kevin Boyle (Kit)

The Bean Trees: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver (Kit)

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (Kit)

Year 2007 Top Movie Picks

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

(Sacha Baron Cohen)

Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary, and not only generates strong reactions regarding his extreme prejudices, but also tries to meet and marry Pamela Anderson. (DVD)

Breach

(Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, Laura Linney)

Theological Thriller Book Suggestions

If you are interested in theological thrillers that are suspenseful with strong character development you may also be interested in the following book list that we put together based on one of our patron's request:


People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

O Jerusalem by Laurie King
 
The Last Secret of the Temple by Paul Sussman