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May 2019

Book Discussion: Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

May 23
6:30 pm

The books in this series, comprised of Pulitzer-winning reporting and research, dig deep, revealing facts and stories that continue to be relevant years after they were brought to the surface. Read More »

Book Discussion: The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu

May 28
7:00 pm

Part of the Border Crossing series. A book of short stories, a memoir, and two novels bring us to present-day consideration of migration, immigration, and refuge. Read More »

June 2019

Book Discussion: The Lake on Fire by Rosellen Brown

June 4
5:30 pm
Quechee Library, Quechee

This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the Gilded Age. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era. Read More »

Book Discussion: A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor

June 10
1:00 pm

Part of the Family History series. 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: Native Guard by Natasha Tretheway

June 13
7:00 pm

Part of the Legacy of Racism series. This series features recent Pulitzer Prize-winning works that consider the American legacy of racism through four genres. Read More »

Book Discussion: My Antonia by Willa Cather

June 17
7:30 pm

What makes a character memorable? Why do the protagonists in these works of fiction linger long after the last page is turned? Read More »

Book Discussion: Crossers by Philip Caputo

June 18
7:00 pm

Part of the Border Crossing series. A book of short stories, a memoir, and two novels bring us to present-day consideration of migration, immigration, and refuge. Read More »

Book Discussion: Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

June 20
7:00 pm

Part of the Legacy of Racism series. This series features recent Pulitzer Prize-winning works that consider the American legacy of racism through four genres. Read More »

July 2019

Book Discussion: The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

July 2
5:30 pm
Quechee Library, Quechee

This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the Gilded Age. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era. Read More »

Book Discussion: Frida by Barbara Mujica

July 3
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

Part of the Portraits of the Artists series. These books feature fictional interpretations of famous artists. What happens when the visual arts and the literary arts meet? How do fiction writers interpret the lives of famous painters, and the canvases they leave behind? Read More »

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