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The End of Your Life Book Club - Will Schwalbe
The End of Your Life Book Club
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307399663 (0307399664)
Publisher: Knopf Canada
Pages no: 326
Edition language: English
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EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it
During her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Once, by chance, they read the same book at the same time—and an informal book club of two was born. Through t...
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
5.0 The End of Your Life Book Club
This is a difficult non-fiction book to review, and some parts were a little difficult to read (about) also. The title says it all. The story -- a mother, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and her son, who begin a book club of sorts, in which they recommend books to each other, and talk about them du...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
2.0 The End of Your Life Book Club
Honestly, the book wasn't very good. I had incredibly high hopes after I read the introduction, where the author laid out how the book came to be--his mother's cancer and the mini-book club they created around it. I thought the book was unbearably uneven and needed better editing.The book follows th...
Lit Lovers Lane
Lit Lovers Lane rated it
4.0 The End of Your Life Book Club
So, for her birthday, I gave a dear friend The Fault in Our Stars, which as many of you know deals with a teenager diagnosed with terminal cancer. Now, I don’t know if she was trying to send me a subtle message, but for Christmas, Birgit seemed to fire back. Kind of like a poker play – I’ll see your...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The End of Your Life Book Club
When I heard Will Schwalbe interviewed about this book on CBC radio, I scribbled down the title and decided that I must read it. He and his mother decide to be a book club of two and spend her final months of cancer treatment reading and discussing their selections. Books were an important part of...
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