War and Turpentine

Stefan Hertmans’ latest novel, War and Turpentine,  published August 2013, is a huge success wordlwide. It is based on some notebooks of his grandfather, containing memoirs of the First World War, written down when he was a man of over seventy. They also contain a breathtaking account of a youth in…

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General Book Discussion Questions

General Book Discussion Questions   What did you get out of the book and/or what did it mean to you? Do you have any favorite passages or quotes?   Why do you think the author wrote this? What is the most important message?   What major issues and ideas was…

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Banff Book Discussion Society – Bylaws

BANFF BOOK DISCUSSION SOCIETY (BBDS) 1.1 NAME The name of this organization shall be “Banff Book Discussion Society” otherwise herein referred to as “The Society.” 2.0 OBJECT The objects of the Banff Book Discussion Society are: • The BBDS will provide a forum for addressing reading and book discussion. •…

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