Saturday, February 22, 2014
January Book Club: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
In her building lives the twelve year old genius, Paloma. A girl with a brilliant mind, but a child's longing for connection and purpose, Paloma has determined to kill herself and burn down her family's apartment on her thirteenth birthday unless she can find something in the world that would make her continued existence worthwhile.
Enter the Japanese gentleman Ozu who connects with both Renee and Paloma, sees through their facades, and brings them together in unusual ways ensuring that all of their lives will never be the same.
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For February we are reading Ransom Riggs' second book Hollow City so read along and check back next month for our reviews!