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June 2017

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

June 14
6:30 pm

Part of the B.I.G. (Big, Intense, Good) series. 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, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

Book Discussion: The Education of Henry Adams

June 15
6:30 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. Read More »

July 2017

Book Discussion: The Known World by Edward P. Jones

July 5
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

Part of the Changing South series. 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: One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty

July 6
6:30 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. Read More »

Book Discussion: A Death in the Family by James Agee

July 19
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

Part of the Changing South series. 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: Growing Up by Russell Baker

July 20
6:30 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. Read More »

August 2017

Book Discussion: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

August 2
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

Part of the Changing South series. 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: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

August 17
6:30 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. Read More »

Book Discussion: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

August 30
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

Part of the Changing South series. 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: Before I Say Goodbye by Ruth Picardie

August 31
6:30 pm

Part of the Memorable Memoirs series. Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: They are not autobiographies. Rather than a straight chronology of the author’s life, memoirs hone in on a specific feature of that life. Read More »

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