KMUW Literary Feast Book Club


Literary Feast participants meet on the second Friday of each month, beginning with a social at 6:00 p.m. They enjoy dinner together with a special menu; then, over dessert, they take part in a book discussion led by KMUW and Watermark Books staff. Tickets are available for $12 at the Watermark book counter or by calling (316) 682-1181. 

BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2015, the KMUW staff--Lu Stephens and Sarah Jane Crespo--will be making the book selections for each month!  Look for their "by-lines" below.

For archives of what the members of the KMUW Literary Feast have read in the past, click here



ISBN: 9780670785957
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - January 13th, 2015

Jedd's pick!  April 10, 2015:  West of Sunset by Steward O'Nan

"F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of the great figures of American letters. Some say Gatsby is overrated but no matter: His genius is exhibited in other works, especially his decidedly underrated short stories. One of the best voices in contemporary American letters takes on one of the giants of the ages, examining the twilight of Fitzgerald's life and genius."  Jedd Beaudoin 




ISBN: 9780385352772
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - January 13th, 2015

Lu's pick!  May 8, 2015:  Amnesia by Peter Carey

"I can't remember why I chose this." (snerk!)  

"Actually, I was drawn in by the intrigue and complication, a plot woven together in a global theater."   Lu Stephens




ISBN: 9780385354127
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 10th, 2015

Sarah Jane's Pick!  June 12, 2015:  The Tusk That Did the Damage  by Tania James

"The topics of filmmaking and poaching don't typically go hand-in-hand, and I’m curious about how the author will intertwine the two. But if I have to say, honestly, why I chose The Tusk That Did the Damage, then I’d have to point to the elephant on the cover. How can you go wrong there?"  Sarah Jane Crespo