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April 2020

** POSTPONED** Book Discussion: The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler

April 16
2:00 pm

Delve into selections from the Great Books’ Foundation’s volume, The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler, and discover why, according to Dartmouth professor of ethics and human values Ronald M. Green, these short stories “remind us that most of our problems arise in the hidden recesses of the human heart.” Read More »

Book Discussion: Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King

April 21
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 »

**POSTPONED** Book Discussion: Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

April 21
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 »

**POSTPONED** Cobleigh Public Library: Gilded Age: Then and Now

April 23
7:00 pm
Image of drawing of industrialists atop boat

This series starts with the 1893 Columbian Exposition and continues on through the Gilded Age. Portrayals of inventors, entrepreneurs, artists and lawyers include Henry James, Stanford White, Clarence Darrow, George Westinghouse, Thomas Edison, D.W. Griffiths and detective William Burns. Three novels and a narrative history illustrate that spectacular time period in ways that in turn illuminate our own era. Read More »

Reading and Discussion: Border Crossing

April 24
4:30 pm
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth
Image of woman running across dunes

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

**POSTPONED** Book Discussion: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

April 26
1:30 pm

Part of the Required Reading series. Readers might not have encountered them since middle school, but these mid-century novels are ripe for revisiting. Despite often being assigned to young adults, the Pulitzer-winning titles in this series explore decidedly adult themes about relationships, war, and the human condition. Read More »

Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

April 27
5:30 pm

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

May 2020

**POSTPONED** Book Discussion: The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler

May 21
2:00 pm

Delve into selections from the Great Books’ Foundation’s volume, The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler, and discover why, according to Dartmouth professor of ethics and human values Ronald M. Green, these short stories “remind us that most of our problems arise in the hidden recesses of the human heart.” Read More »

Book Discussion: The Lake on Fire by Rosellen Brown

May 21
7:00 pm

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 »

Reading and Discussion: Border Crossing

May 22
4:30 pm
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth
Image of woman running across dunes

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

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