Falmouth Art Center Book Club!



If you would like to participate in our upcoming Book Club please email us at info@falmouthart.org.



 The Falmouth Art Center Book Club will hold a discussion about the book on Thursday, December 9 from 4 to 5pm on Zoom. This discussion is free and open to the public. 

Discussion of Diwali, Hindu celebration of light and books on the holiday.

This is a unique book talk in that we are recommending a host of books that discuss the holiday specifically and Hindu and Indian culture broadly. We will be joined by community members of Indian heritage. Here are suggestions of books:


1.    Festival of Lights by Rina Singh

2.     Hindu Festivals by Dilip Kadodwala

3.     Being Hindu: Understanding a Peaceful Path in a Violent World by Hindol Sengupta

4.     Hindu Festivals by Swasti Mitter

5.     Diwali: The Hindu Festival of Lights, Feasts and Family by Michelle Parker-Rock

6.     Hinduism: A Very short Introduction by Kim Knott

7.     Prince of Fire: The Story of Diwali by Jatlinder Verma  [children’s book]

8.     The Story of Divaali by Jatlinder Verma  [children’s book]

The Following Suggested Books are presented by Sara Hines and can be purchased at 8 Cousins Bookstore in downtown Falmouth– click on the links for more info.

The Bhagavad Gita (Easwaran’s Classics of Indian Spirituality #1) (Paperback)
By Eknath Easwaran

The Rig Veda (Paperback) By AnonymousWendy Doniger (Selected by), Wendy Doniger (Translated by), Wendy Doniger (Notes by)

Autobiography of a Yogi (Paperback) By Paramahansa Yogananda

Dhammapada: The Sayings of the Buddha (Shambhala Pocket Classics) By Thomas Byrom

Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita (Paperback) By Ram Dass

Why I Am a Hindu (Paperback) By Shashi Tharoor

Living with the Himalayan Masters (Paperback) By Swami Rama

Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction  By Kim Knott