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April 2017

Book Discussion: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

April 25
7:00 pm

The Booker Prize has achieved respect that rivals the Pulitzer. Graham Swift, who won the Booker in 1996, singled it out as the finest accolade a writer can receive. "It's the one which, if we're completely honest, we most covet." Read More »

May 2017

Book Discussion: The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

May 9
7:00 pm

The Booker Prize has achieved respect that rivals the Pulitzer. Graham Swift, who won the Booker in 1996, singled it out as the finest accolade a writer can receive. "It's the one which, if we're completely honest, we most covet." Read More »

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

May 10
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: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

May 16
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: The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks

May 17
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: Park City by Ann Beattie

May 22
6:30 pm

This series reflects both the short story’s 19th century roots and its later development as a 20th century art form. Read More »

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 »

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