Book Discussion Group
Meets Sept. – May on the 4th Wednesday
at 5:30 PM in the Library.
5:30 Refreshments and conversation
6:00 Book discussion
Sept. 25 The Bookshop
Special Movie Event: 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Or any book written by Penelope Fitzgerald
Movie time! First a brief bio on this amazing woman/author, and then we will watch “Bookshop”.
Leader: Cynthia Goetzmann
Dessert: free popcorn and candy bars!
Oct. 23 Where The Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, a wildlife scientist, has written a novel about the life and adventures in the swamps of North Carolina.
Leader: Ruth Wood
Dessert: Kitty Seablom
Dec. 4 (note date change) Educated
Tara Westover’s memoir is a coming-of-age story that really gets at the heart of what “education” is.
Leader: Daren Chentow
Dessert: Daren Chentow
Jan. 22 The Other Einstein
Marie Benedict focuses on Mileva, Albert’s wife, and the question “Can there be two geniuses in one family?”
Leader: Gloria Osborne
Dessert: Ellie Jordan
Feb. 26 Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate deals with orphans, family history using flashback between present and 1930’s.
Leader: Carol Sherman
Dessert: Carol Sherman
March 25 My Life on the Road
Gloria Steinem’s autobiography is thoughtful and amazingly humble; telling us what shaped her into being who she is.
Leader: Izzie Kunitz
Dessert: Gloria Osborne
April 22 Pachinko
Min Jin Lee has penned the history of a Korean family enduring and prospering through their immigration to Japan in the 20th century.
Leader: Renee Boone
Dessert: Barbara Kennerson
May 27 The Library of Lost and Found
Phaedra Patrick’s heart warming tale of a mousy, lovelorn librarian, who uncovers her family’s long kept secret and in doing so finds herself.
Leader: Marilyn Matteson
Dessert: Renee Boone