Catapult Book Club

The next meeting of The Catapult Book Club will come to order on the evening of Thursday, July 11th at 7pm.

The current selection is Red Clocks by Leni Zumas. (Selected by Vanessa)

In this ferociously imaginative novel, abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new barriers alongside age-old questions surrounding motherhood, identity, and freedom.

"[A] lyrical and beautifully observed reflection on women's lives.... Highly absorbing.... Zumas is a skillful writer, expertly keeping each of her characters in balanced motion, never allowing one to dominate the rest. Her cunning device of not revealing the name of each character in the sections she narrates grants us a multidimensional perspective on all four women, highlighting their roles in one another's stories. It's a beautiful metaphor for the interdependence of women's lives."—Naomi Alderman, New York Times Book Review
 

Event date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
3010-B Juniper Street
San Diego, CA 92104
Red Clocks: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316434782
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - October 2nd, 2018