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April 2021

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

April 18
1:30 pm
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. Their love and a sense of their past as they walk through fantastical doors to new lands. Read More »

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrap

April 20
6:00 pm
Alison Bechdel cartoon

The genre of graphic novels has flourished in recent years. The four highly acclaimed works in this series—three memoirs and one work of historical fiction (Berlin)—highlight the literary value and artistic merit in this growing medium. Read More »

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: My Garden (Book) by Jamaica Kincaid

April 22
2:00 pm
Image of farmer beside tractor

Vermonters know as well as anyone the rich metaphors inherent in farming and gardening. These authors dig deep to explore the philosophical roots, family dynamics, and personal enrichment associated with tending and growing. Read More »

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain

April 27
7:00 pm
Image of Mark Twain

Part of The Genius of Mark Twain series. Brilliant satire, knee-slapping comedy, potent social commentary... what more can you ask for? Read More »

May 2021

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: Berlin, City of Stone by Jason Lutes

May 4
6:00 pm
Alison Bechdel cartoon

The genre of graphic novels has flourished in recent years. The four highly acclaimed works in this series—three memoirs and one work of historical fiction (Berlin)—highlight the literary value and artistic merit in this growing medium. Read More »

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast

May 18
6:00 pm
Alison Bechdel cartoon

The genre of graphic novels has flourished in recent years. The four highly acclaimed works in this series—three memoirs and one work of historical fiction (Berlin)—highlight the literary value and artistic merit in this growing medium. Read More »

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

May 25
7:00 pm
Image of Mark Twain

Part of The Genius of Mark Twain series. Brilliant satire, knee-slapping comedy, potent social commentary... what more can you ask for? Read More »

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: Here and Nowhere Else: Late Seasons of a Farm and Its Family by Jane Brox

May 27
2:00 pm
Image of farmer beside tractor

Vermonters know as well as anyone the rich metaphors inherent in farming and gardening. These authors dig deep to explore the philosophical roots, family dynamics, and personal enrichment associated with tending and growing. Read More »

June 2021

Book Discussion: Under the Sea Wind by Rachel Carson

June 7
7:00 pm
Image of Earth seen from space

These authors strike a variety of provocative and poignant environmental notes—haunting, satirical, delicate, mysterious, hopeful, wise—as they look with fresh eyes at the age-old question of how to live in harmony with nature. Read More »

July 2021

Book Discussion: Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan

July 21
7:00 pm
Image of Earth seen from space

These authors strike a variety of provocative and poignant environmental notes—haunting, satirical, delicate, mysterious, hopeful, wise—as they look with fresh eyes at the age-old question of how to live in harmony with nature. Read More »

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