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March 2017

Book Discussion: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

March 2
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

Book Discussion: Don Quixote

March 3
4:30 pm
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth

Miguel de Cervantes’s classic novel, now 400 years old, is still widely regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written. This modern translation by Edith Grossman provides material for several discussion sessions. Read More »

Book Discussion: America’s Great War: World War I and the American Experience by Robert H. Zieger

March 3
6:30 pm

The Spanish-American War and its related conflict in the Philippines marked the debut of the United States as a world power. How have successive wars increased that power—or called it into question? Read More »

Book Discussion: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

March 5
1:30 pm

The lingering effects of slavery, the Civil War, and rural strife provide a complex background in this series of Pulitzer-winning novels set in the American South. Read More »

Book Discussion: Blood of the Prodigal by P. L. Gaus

March 11
3:00 pm
Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville

In these mysteries, mayhem and murder play out against a cultural/ethnic backdrop—illuminating more than simply whodunnit. Read More »

Book Discussion: Don Quixote

March 17
4:30 pm
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth

Miguel de Cervantes’s classic novel, now 400 years old, is still widely regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written. This modern translation by Edith Grossman provides material for several discussion sessions. Read More »

Book Discussion: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

March 21
7:00 pm
Walden Community Library, West Danville

The Pulitzer-winning novels in this series examine not only relationships, but the ways difficult chapters of a family's past are revealed by the passing of time. Read More »

Book Discussion: Welcome to Hard Times by E.L. Doctorow

March 22
7:00 pm

What are the causes of revenge? What are the consequences? Is taking revenge ever justified? Explore this most passionate and provocative of human desires through drama, short stories, and novels. Read More »

Book Discussion: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

March 23
7:00 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

Book Discussion: The Gold Threaded Dress by Carolyn Marsden

March 26
1:00 pm

This series explores titles that have earned the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award, created in 1957 to honor excellence in children's literature. Read More »

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