Title to be discussed: The Private Lives of the Impressionists , by Sue Roe. Date of meeting: Wednesday, December 2, 11:00 am, at the Beck building of the MFAH . Please call the library at 713-668-8273 for more details and to reserve a spot. Summary: "Here, masterfully set against a panoramic rendering of their turbulent times, are Manet, Pissarro, Degas, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Sisley, Morisot, and Cassatt, each incisively defined as an individual and in terms of their complex interactions as they devoted themselves to paintings that met only with derision." January Selection: The Remains of the Day , by Kazuo Ishiguro.