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July 2018

Book Discussion: The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu

July 30
5:00 pm
Quechee Library, Quechee

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

August 2018

Book Discussion: The Promise of Rest by Reynolds Price

August 1
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

A rich selection of three novels and one memoir that explores family and deals with some of the most emotional aspects of blood relationships: the generational divide, communication, betrayal, reconciliation, forgiveness, and love. Read More »

Book Discussion: What Work Is by Philip Levine

August 2
6:00 pm

Who is the working class? Look past the stereotypes to examine the realities of minimum-wage existence, small-town economics, social divisions, and what does or doesn't constitute the good life. Read More »

Book Discussion: A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

August 8
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

A rich selection of three novels and one memoir that explores family and deals with some of the most emotional aspects of blood relationships: the generational divide, communication, betrayal, reconciliation, forgiveness, and love. Read More »

Book Discussion: Crossers by Philip Caputo

August 20
5:00 pm
Quechee Library, Quechee

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

Book Discussion: The Cliff Walk: A Memoir of a Job Lost and a Life Found by Don Snyder

August 23
6:00 pm

Who is the working class? Look past the stereotypes to examine the realities of minimum-wage existence, small-town economics, social divisions, and what does or doesn't constitute the good life. Read More »

Book Discussion: Montana 1948 by Larry Watson

August 29
7:00 pm
Dover Free Library, East Dover

A rich selection of three novels and one memoir that explores family and deals with some of the most emotional aspects of blood relationships: the generational divide, communication, betrayal, reconciliation, forgiveness, and love. Read More »

September 2018

Book Discussion: Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

September 10
7:00 pm

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: Mr. & Mrs. Prince by Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina

September 12
6:30 pm

Part of the African American Experience: South to North series. Throughout the 20th century, African-Americans fled southern states to escape persecution and seek opportunities further north. This series pairs Isabel Wilkerson's masterful history of this Great Migration with fiction and memoir that illuminate the north/south divide. Read More »

Book Discussion: Black Boy by Richard Wright

September 12
6:30 pm

Throughout the 20th century, African-Americans fled southern states to escape persecution and seek opportunities further north. This series pairs Isabel Wilkerson's masterful history of this Great Migration with fiction and memoir that illuminate the north/south divide. Read More »

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