Dream Big Book Club

Welcome to Dream Big’s Book Club! 
It is a place where we bond with words, ideas, and many fruitful discussions.

Club representative: Alyaa Alasfoor

What do we read: We read fiction and nonfiction and experiment in every possible genre.

Where do we meet: Currently through Zoom.

Who can be a member:  Anyone can join our reading journey.

Duration of each book to read: 1 month (Can be changed depending on the book).

Rules: 
1. We will host an online meeting after 1 month of assigning the book.
2. Discussion of the book is open on the WhatsApp group and during the online meeting.

(No other topics or advertisements are to be posted without admin permission.)
3. We try to set a friendly atmosphere for everyone so please refrain from using any vulgar or inappropriate language.

Currently Reading

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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Book Title:

Zora Neale Hurston

Author:

2nd of October at 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Date and Time:

"One of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, "Their Eyes Were Watching God brings" to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Hurston’s classic has since its 1978 reissue become perhaps the most widely read and highly acclaimed novel in the canon of African-American literature."

Book Description: 

Books We Have Read

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston

"Their Eyes Were Watching God is a 1937 novel by American writer Zora Neale Hurston. It is considered a classic of the Harlem Renaissance, and Hurston's best known work."

The Outsider

H. P. Lovecraft

"H. P. Lovecraft was one of the greatest horror writers of all time. His seminal work appeared in the pages of legendary Weird Tales and has influenced countless writers of the macabre. This is one of those stories."

The White Tiger

Aravind Adiga

Introducing a major literary talent, The White Tiger offers a story of coruscating wit, blistering suspense, and questionable morality, told by the most volatile, captivating, and utterly inimitable narrator that this millennium has seen.

1984

George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four is George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime.

Wonder

R.J. Palacio

Wonder is an inspiring tale of acceptance that encourages people to embrace differences. The novel follows Auggie, a young boy with a facial deformity in his first school experience.

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

"Of Mice and Men narrates the experiences of George Milton and Lennie Small, who move from place to place in California in search of new job opportunities during the Great Depression in the United States."

The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar is the only novel written by the American writer and poet Sylvia Plath. Originally published under the pseudonym "Victoria Lucas" in 1963, the novel is semi-autobiographical with the names of places and people changed.

Ward no. 6

Anton Chekhov

Ward no. 6 is a short story by Anton Chekhov, published in Russian in 1892. The story is set in a provincial mental asylum and explores the philosophical conflict between a patient and the director of the asylum.

The Master and Margarita

Mikhail Bulgakov

The novel is a penetrating philosophical work that wrestles with profound and eternal problems of good and evil. It is considered a 20th-century masterpiece.

The Man in the High Castle

Philip K. Dick

It's America in 1962. Some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan.

The Leopard

Giuseppe Lampedusa

One of the greatest Italian literary works of the 20th century. Written by a Sicilian nobleman and set in the 19th-century during the the movement for Italian Unification, it recounts the decline and fall of Sicily’s aristocracy."

Chess Story

Stefan Zweig

Chess Story is Stefan Zweig’s final achievement, completed in Brazilian exile and sent off to his American publisher only days before his suicide in 1942. It is the only story in which Zweig looks at Nazism.

Slaughterhouse-Five

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death is a science fiction infused anti-war novel by Kurt Vonnegut, first published in 1969.

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

Nujood Ali

The internationally bestselling true story of the remarkable ten-year-old Yemeni girl who dared to defy her country’s most archaic traditions by fighting for a divorce

The Tell-Tale Heart

Edgar Alan Poe

A murderer is convinced that the loud beating of his victim's heart will give him away to the police.

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For Any Inquiries

Alyaa Alasfoor: +973 33335034

Ali Saleh: +973 33513425

Hussain Aref: +973 37726263