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Cather Book Club

Cather Book Club

2015-2016 Willa Cather Book Club

  • September 23: Author lecture & book signing with author of The Republican River Flood, Joy Hayden. SPECIAL TIME: 7:00 PM at the Red Cloud Opera House
  • October 22: One Book, One Nebraska selection - Death Zones and Darling Spies, by Beverly Deepe Keever
  • November 19: My Ántonia, by Willa Cather
  • December: No meeting
  • January 21: selections from Youth and Bright Medusa including "Coming Aphrodite," "A Diamond Mine," and "Nanette: an Aside" (uncollected) by Willa Cather 
  • February 18: Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather
  • March 17: Willa Cather's unfinished "Avignon Story" 
  • April 21: Sapphira and the Slave Girl, by Willa Cather
  • May 19: "Roll Call on the Prairies," by Willa Cather, "The Marne," by Edith Wharton, "The Square," "The Beach," and "In the Operating Room," by Mary Borden 

Meetings are on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. at Cherry Corners and 6:00 p.m. at the Auld Public Library.

Selections are available at the following places:
Cather Books & Gifts: (402) 746-2653
Auld Public Library: (402) 746-3352
Red Cloud High School Library: (402) 746-2818
Auld Doudna Public Library: (Guide Rock) (402) 257-4015
Blue Hill Public Library: (402) 756-2701
Many short stories are available online at  http://cather.unl.edu/writings/shortfictio

Past Book Club Schedules

Past Book Club Schedules
Past Book Club Schedules

2014–2015 Willa Cather Book Club

The Willa Cather Foundation Book Club is a group of readers who gather to discuss the works and life of Willa Cather. Book Club reads one selections per month, with an option of two discussion times: Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. at Cherry Corner Estates, OR Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Red Cloud Opera House. Education director Tracy Tucker leads these discussions. Complimentary refreshments are provided, and new readers are always welcome! 

2014–2015 Schedule

  • Oct. 15 and 16 – Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen, Bob Green (One Book One Nebraska 2014 Selection)
  • Nov. 19 and 20 – Lucy Gayheart, Willa Cather 
  • December – Holiday Hiatus
  • Jan. 21 and 22 – Backstage: Stories from my Life in Public Television, Ron Hull
  • Feb. 18 and 19 – Song of the Lark (Parts I & II), Willa Cather
  • Mar. 18 and 19 – Song of the Lark (Parts III–VI), Willa Cather
  • Apr. 15 and 16 – "Old Mrs. Harris" and "Neighbour Rosicky," Willa Cather
  • May 20 and 21 – Not Under Forty, Willa Cather

Selections are available at the following places:
Cather Books & Gifts: (402) 746-2653
Auld Public Library: (402) 746-3352
Red Cloud High School Library: (402) 746-2818
Auld Doudna Public Library: (Guide Rock) (402) 257-4015
Blue Hill Public Library: (402) 756-2701
Many short stories are available online at  http://cather.unl.edu/writings/shortfictio

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