|Reading Group Guide
READING GROUP GUIDE FOR MR. RIGHT AND MY LEFT KIDNEY
The following are suggested questions for your reading group when you choose to read Mr. Right and My Left Kidney:
1. Identify the genre of Mr. Right and My Left Kidney. Is it fiction, nonfiction, memoir or a combination of genres? Why?
2. Why was Mr. Right chosen for the book group? Did it meet or exceed your expectations? Why?
3. When you first saw the cover of the book, what did you think it would be about? Could you judge this book by its cover?
4. What do you know about the author after reading Mr. Right and My Left Kidney? What are her qualities? Would you like to know her? Why or why not? What do you know about the other characters in the book? What are his or her qualities? Would you like to know him or her? Why or why not?
5. Do you think that the writer gave an honest portrayal of the events in her life? Why or why not? Can a book ever be completely true? Why or why not?
6. Why do you think that the author wrote Mr. Right and My Left Kidney? Did she accomplish her goals?
7. Evaluate the writing style. How did the writing style contribute to your enjoyment of the book and your knowledge of the author?
8. What were your favorite passages or scenes in the book? Least favorite? Why?
9. Compare Mr. Right and My Left Kidney to other books you have read in the group. How does this book compare to the others? Discuss the similarities and differences.
10. What do you take away from Mr. Right and My Left Kidney? Will it have a lasting impression on you? Why?
11. How did the book affect your view of kidney donation? Of kidney transplant? Of the possibility of finding true love?
12. Would you ever consider giving a kidney to a loved one? Has this book affected your view? Would you sign an organ donor card? Has this book affected your view?