The book club, now in its 10th month, began with a stunningly unlikely friendship, between two men from different worlds: a high-powered lawyer on his way to work, and a homeless man guarding a friend’s shopping cart.
Through months of daily conversations, that began with jokes and sports talk and gradually delved deeper, they found a common interest: literature. And when they saw the bridge that they had built, they recognized its potential for others.
Last Tuesday, the weekly book club met in a church to tackle O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi,’’ mulling the idea of objects as identity…
Thanks to Jim Schneider for the story tip!