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Virtual
Literary
Salons

A literary salon is all about gathering to critique and analyze literature and, in 2023, 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

Salon Schedule

Tempted by more than one book?

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

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 modern novel

April 2023

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The Mad Women's Ball

by Victoria Mas

Thursday, April 20, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

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A modern novel

A Room With a View

by E. M. Forester

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

Cranford

by Elizabeth Gaskell

Thursday, April 27, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

March 2023

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The Women Could Fly

by Megan Giddings

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

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A modern novel

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

by Betty Smith

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2022

7:30 p.m. EST

Coming up next:

  • ​May 2023 Modern: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

  • June 2023 Modern: TBA (you'll get to vote on Instagram!)

  • June 2023 ClassicA Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

  • July 2023 ModernTBA (you'll get to vote on Instagram!)

  • July 2023 ClassicThe Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

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“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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