Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso A tale of a rivalry between two well-to-do widows and next-door-neighbors in South Africa. RSVP to (805) 584-3723 or info@cbesimi.org

CBE Books & Bagels
Sunday March 3, 9:30 am
at The Corner Bakery
Simi Town Center
Simi Valley
Waking Lions
by
Ayelet Gundar Goshen

This novel explores the high price of walking away. It is set in Israel and deals with the African asylum seekers and what it means to be on the margins of society. It is a story of secrets and extortion, well worth the read.

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro “A gripping genetic detective story, and a meditation on the meaning of parenthood and family.”

CBE BOOKS & BAGELS. Sunday Aug. 4, 9:30 am
at The Corner Bakery
Simi Town Center
Simi Valley
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
by Ben Macintyre

The thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War.

Sunday Sept. 22, 9:30 am
CBE Books & Bagels
at The Corner Bakery
Simi Town Center
Simi Valley
Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
by Trevor Noah

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.