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Book Discussion Groups

These book discussion groups are open to anyone.  Feel free to drop by a discussion.  You are welcome to come and listen to the discussion even if you have not read the book.  


Below are the book lists for the morning and evening discussion groups for 2017-2018.

Morning Book Discussion Group

Pride and Prejudice Longbourn Moonglow Lab Girl A Gentleman in Moscow A Man Called Ove What Money Can't Buy The High Mountains of Portugal The Invention of Nature

Meetings are usually held at 10:15 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month.

August 29, 2017
--Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen or Longbourn - Jo Baker 

September 26, 2017--Moonglow - Michael Chabon

October 31, 2017--Lab Girl - Hope Jahren

November 28, 2017--A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles

December 19, 2017--A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman

January 30, 2018
--What Money Can't Buy:  The Moral Limits of Markets - Michael J. Sandel 

February 27, 2018--The High Mountains of Portugal - Yann Martel 

March 27, 2018--The Invention of Nature:  Alexander von Humboldt's New World - Andrea Wulf

April 24, 2018--Select books for 2018-2019




Evening Book Discussion Group

The Rent Collector The Immortal Irishman A Lantern in Her Hand On Thin Icing Bottomland Delta Wedding Mary Coin Remarkable Creatures  

Meetings are usually held at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month.

September 5, 2017--The Rent Collector - Camron Wright

October 3, 2017--The Immortal Irishman - Timothy Egan

November 14, 2017--A Lantern in Her Hand - Bess Streeter Aldrich
(Changed due to Election on November 7th)

December 5, 2017--On Thin Icing - Ellie Alexander

January 2, 2018--Bottomland - Michelle Hoover

February 6, 2018--Delta Wedding - Eudora Welty

March 6, 2018--Mary Coin - Marisa Silver

April 3, 2018--Remarkable Creatures - Tracy Chevalier

May 1, 2018--Decide book list for for 2018-2019 




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