The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades continues a monthly book club with Ben Nelson, professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1:30 p.m. Season starts with “Everybody’s Fool” by Richard Russo. Series continues November 15 with “Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri, and December 13, with “Nutshell,” by Ian McEwan. 411 E. Clinton Ave. (201) 408-1496 or jccotp.org.