Our last October book club discussion is for The Dinner by Herman Koch. In the novel, two brothers and their wives sit down for a tension filled dinner to discuss a tragedy that can change both families’ lives forever. From Left to Write members had plenty to say about the novel.
Head over to our members’ blog posts as they discuss The Dinner:
- Bay from Queen Mother Blog is too hungry for pretentious restaurants
- A Debilitating disease doesn’t define Rebecca of Life of An Army Wife
- Melanie RG at The Seeds of 3 recalls the ultrasound of her second child
- Michelle from Honest & Truly! has a few quirks when eating out.
- Jodi at jodifur ponders what unconditional love means when it comes to parenting.
- Carrie of poet in the pantry considers how much privacy children are entitled.
- Jen from Anybody Want a Peanut? worries about staying connected with her kids as she returns to work.
- Caitlin at Cait Plus Ate shares the book’s restaurant-related moments that she can relate to.
- Jennifer Wolfe of mamawolfe reflects on the real meaning of a mother’s love.
- Ashley Bunker from Memoirs of a Modern Day Wife discusses the importance of family meals.
- Ally Lang at NorthSideFour writes about the importance of telling the truth.
- Kim of Kimagination Station thinks about how our clothing choices affect how we’re perceived.
- Amy from Using Our Words discusses family resemblances beyond physical features.
- Kelly of Cupcake Kelly’s asks what is the responsibility of a teacher?
- Melanie at tales from the crib describes dining differences between her and her husband.
- Janaki from More Than Four Sides considers awkward dinners with the ex-husband to celebrate our daughters milestones.
- Meghan of Crazy Casa K discusses boundaries between protecting your child and respecting their privacy.
- Melissa at Life with Sophia asks the question: Is Homework Necessary?
- Robin from The Not-Ever-Still Life ponders the shape of family.
- Thien-Kim of I’m Not the Nanny wishes her kids had better table manners.
- Monica Barnett at Blueprint for Style discusses how do outward appearances affect our perception of individuals.
- Amy from Occupation: Mommy talks about how emotions change our experiences when eating out.
- Cristie Ritz King of The Right Hand Mom worries over what her kids catch from her actions when they don’t align with her words.
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