Welcome to the Boston Area Swarthmore Alumni Book Group's website. Our group has been around since 1998 and serves Boston-area alumni of Swarthmore College, as well as parents, friends, spouses, and other assorted folks. As those in the class of 1983 can tell you, you need not have graduated in the Amphitheater in order to attend our meetings.

Starting in October, 2020:

Julia Alvarez—In the Time of the Butterflies, October

Starting in November, 2020:

Le Carre, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (Moderator: Paula), November

Garcia Marquez, 100 Years of Solitude (Moderator: Bonnie), December

Crane, "The Open Boat" & The Red Badge of Courage (Moderator: Michael), January

Ishiguro, When We Were Orphans (Moderator: Martha), March

Hulme, The Bone People (Moderator: Peg)

Ogawa, The Memory Police (Moderator: SPS) Read for May 18th

The Memory Police: Questions and Connections

Ware, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth (Moderator: Liz)