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Virtual
Literary
Salons

A literary salon is all about gathering to critique and analyze literature and, in 2022, we gather virtually. Join a global community of literature lovers.

This is not another book club.

Grab a drink and connect.

What you get:

  • Up to 90 minutes of book-focussed discussion on great literature.

  • Interesting and well-researched facts about the author and their work to dive deeper into the novel being discussed.  

  • Important historical context to better understand references in the novel.

  • Convenience of just reading and showing up—date, time, and technology are all sorted for you.

  • Facilitated by an individual who has a Master's degree in English literature.

  • Meet and converse with other book lovers from around the world.

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"The discussion really made me think about themes I hadn't considered and helped me to appreciate the book even more. Le Salon was exactly what I have been looking for in a book discussion!"

--Cassandra C.

After working in communications for 10 years, my desire to engage seriously with literature led me back to academia to earn my Master’s degree in English literature, graduating with the highest honours. My MA major research paper focussed on the psychology of community in Frankenstein and Wuthering Heights.

My academic research skills and experience facilitating in the boardroom and the classroom make me uniquely qualified to facilitate friendly and informative virtual literary salons. Grab a drink and connect with bibliophiles from around the world!

 

This is not another book club.

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 Meet Your Host: Marisa 

Upcoming Virtual Literary Salons

 

Tempted by more than one book?

Sign up for one of our membership options to save you time and money.

December 2022

Coming up next:

  • March 2023 Modern: The Women Could Fly by Megan Giddings

  • March 2023 Classic: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

  • April 2023 Modern: TBA

  • April 2023 Classic: Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

  • May 2023 ClassicTess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Sign up for our email list to be the first to know when registration opens.

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The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

by C. S. Lewis

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

January 2023

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Moon of the Crusted Snow

by Waubgeshig Rice

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

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Middlemarch

by George Eliot

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

A modern novel

February 2023 - Short month, short reads!

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Bitter Orange

by Claire Fuller

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

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A Room With a View

by E. M. Forester

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

A modern novel

“It was great to have a more formal understanding of the novel, as opposed to my own Googling.”

--Amy H.

“It was a wonderful experience! I was nervous about talking but Marisa made it so much fun, with really great insight and discussion points. It was incredibly thought provoking!

 

--Kira B.

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