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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: paperback
ISBN: 9780307399670 (0307399672)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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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...
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...
Sad Books Say So Much
Sad Books Say So Much rated it
3.5 Read March 27, 2013
Mary Ann(e) SchwalbeSomewhere Over the RainbowDear Mrs. Schwalbe,I've given your son's book a lot of thought. His account of your life - and death - is compelling, and even enjoyable, but regrettably I can only give it 3.5 stars. You see, it just doesn't ring true. There's something about the story ...
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