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March 2016

Book Discussion: Wallace Earle Stegner’s Angle of Repose

March 6, 2016
1:30 pm

One biography each year is awarded a Pulitzer Prize, but these character studies wouldn't count—each is a Pulitzer-winning work of fiction, with portions based on one person's real life story. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Geraldine Brooks’s March

March 20, 2016
1:30 pm

One biography each year is awarded a Pulitzer Prize, but these character studies wouldn't count—each is a Pulitzer-winning work of fiction, with portions based on one person's real life story. Read More »

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April 2016

Book Discussion: Michael Cunningham’s The Hours

April 3, 2016
1:30 pm

One biography each year is awarded a Pulitzer Prize, but these character studies wouldn't count—each is a Pulitzer-winning work of fiction, with portions based on one person's real life story. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Robert Penn Warren’s All the King’s Men

April 17, 2016
1:30 pm

One biography each year is awarded a Pulitzer Prize, but these character studies wouldn't count—each is a Pulitzer-winning work of fiction, with portions based on one person's real life story. Read More »

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October 2016

Book Discussion: Finn by John Clinch

October 9, 2016
1:30 pm

These novels all re-imagine classic works of fiction, retelling them from a different character's perspective. Read More »

November 2016

Book Discussion: Grendel by John Gardner

November 13, 2016
1:30 pm

These novels all re-imagine classic works of fiction, retelling them from a different character's perspective. Read More »

December 2016

Book Discussion: Ahab’s Wife, or the Star-gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund

December 11, 2016
1:30 pm

These novels all re-imagine classic works of fiction, retelling them from a different character's perspective. Read More »

January 2017

Book Discussion: A Death in the Family by James Agee

January 15, 2017
1:30 pm

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 »

February 2017

Book Discussion: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

February 12, 2017
1:30 pm

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 »

March 2017

Book Discussion: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

March 5, 2017
1:30 pm

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 »

April 2017

Book Discussion: The Known World by Edward P. Jones

April 9, 2017
1:30 pm

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 »

September 2017

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

September 24, 2017
1:30 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft, both literal and figurative—such as George Eliot's Middlemarch—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. Participants will enjoy digesting this work in a multi-session group, the ideal environment in which to relish it. Read More »

October 2017

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

October 22, 2017
1:30 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft, both literal and figurative—such as George Eliot's Middlemarch—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. Participants will enjoy digesting this work in a multi-session group, the ideal environment in which to relish it. Read More »

November 2017

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

November 19, 2017
1:30 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft, both literal and figurative—such as George Eliot's Middlemarch—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. Participants will enjoy digesting this work in a multi-session group, the ideal environment in which to relish it. Read More »

December 2017

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

December 10, 2017
1:30 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft, both literal and figurative—such as George Eliot's Middlemarch—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. Participants will enjoy digesting this work in a multi-session group, the ideal environment in which to relish it. Read More »

February 2018

Book Discussion: The Giver by Lois Lowry

February 11, 2018
1:30 pm

Part of the American Stories across the Generations series. The books in this series focus on the theme of relationships between children and older adults. Read More »

March 2018

Book Discussion: Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

March 4, 2018
1:30 pm

Part of the American Stories across the Generations series. The books in this series focus on the theme of relationships between children and older adults. Read More »

Book Discussion: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

March 25, 2018
1:30 pm

Part of the American Stories across the Generations series. The books in this series focus on the theme of relationships between children and older adults. Read More »

April 2018

Book Discussion: Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

April 15, 2018
1:30 pm

Part of the American Stories across the Generations series. The books in this series focus on the theme of relationships between children and older adults. Read More »

September 2018

Book Discussion: Out of this Furnace by Thomas Bell

September 9, 2018
1:30 pm

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Read More »

Book Discussion: The Given Day by Dennis Lehane

September 30, 2018
1:30 pm

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Read More »

October 2018

Book Discussion: Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina

October 21, 2018
1:30 pm

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Read More »

November 2018

Book Discussion: Rookery Blues by Jon Hassler

November 11, 2018
1:30 pm

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Read More »

January 2019

Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

January 20, 2019
1:30 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 »

February 2019

Book Discussion: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

February 10, 2019
1:30 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 »

March 2019

Book Discussion: A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor

March 3, 2019
1:30 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 »

Book Discussion: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

March 31, 2019
1:30 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 »

September 2019

Book Discussion: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

September 15, 2019
1:30 pm

Part of the Booker Prize Winners series. Established in 1968, England's Booker Prize is awarded annually to a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa who has written the year's best novel according to a panel of critics, writers, and academics. In a short 35 years, the Booker has achieved an air of dignity and respect that rivals even the 86-year-old Pulitzer Prize. Read More »

October 2019

Book Discussion: The Life and Times of Michael K. by J. M. Coetzee

October 13, 2019
1:30 pm

Part of the Booker Prize Winners series. Established in 1968, England's Booker Prize is awarded annually to a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa who has written the year's best novel according to a panel of critics, writers, and academics. In a short 35 years, the Booker has achieved an air of dignity and respect that rivals even the 86-year-old Pulitzer Prize. Read More »

November 2019

Book Discussion: The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

November 10, 2019
1:30 pm

Part of the Booker Prize Winners series. Established in 1968, England's Booker Prize is awarded annually to a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa who has written the year's best novel according to a panel of critics, writers, and academics. In a short 35 years, the Booker has achieved an air of dignity and respect that rivals even the 86-year-old Pulitzer Prize. Read More »

December 2019

Book Discussion: The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

December 8, 2019
1:30 pm

Part of the Booker Prize Winners series. Established in 1968, England's Booker Prize is awarded annually to a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa who has written the year's best novel according to a panel of critics, writers, and academics. In a short 35 years, the Booker has achieved an air of dignity and respect that rivals even the 86-year-old Pulitzer Prize. Read More »

January 2020

Book Discussion: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

January 19, 2020
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 »

February 2020

Book Discussion: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

February 16, 2020
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 »

March 2020

**POSTPONED** Book Discussion: A Bell for Adano by John Hersey

March 22, 2020
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 »

April 2020

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

April 26, 2020
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 »

September 2020

Book Discussion: The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams

September 20, 2020
1:30 pm
Image of painting of Eudora Welty

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. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

October 2020

Book Discussion: One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty

October 18, 2020
1:30 pm
Image of painting of Eudora Welty

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. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

November 2020

Book Discussion: Growing Up by Russell Baker

November 8, 2020
1:30 pm
Image of painting of Eudora Welty

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. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

December 2020

Book Discussion: Before I Say Goodbye by Ruth Picardie

December 6, 2020
1:30 pm
Image of painting of Eudora Welty

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. The memoirs in this series use both traditional and unconventional formats to do just that. Read More »

February 2021

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: The Line Becomes A River by Francisco Cantu

February 21
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 »

March 2021

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

March 21
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 »

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 »

September 2021

Dailey Memorial Library: Women’s Literature: Dual Heritage

September 19
1:30 pm
Image of author Jhumpa Lahiri

This series features contemporary, multicultural female voices. In novels and short stories, these foreign-born American writers celebrate the diversity of their dual heritages. Read More »

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October 2021

Dailey Memorial Library: Women’s Literature: Dual Heritage

October 17
1:30 pm
Image of author Jhumpa Lahiri

This series features contemporary, multicultural female voices. In novels and short stories, these foreign-born American writers celebrate the diversity of their dual heritages. Read More »

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