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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, February 08, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Dain Curse

by Dashiell Hammett


Originally serialized as Black Mask, in this novel a detective known only as The Continental Op investigates a diamond theft purportedly involving a curse on the Dain family – but there may be less mystical and more nefarious forces at work.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

by James Joyce

This modernist bildungsroman traces the religious and intellectual evolution of Stephen Dedalus. Widely considered to be one of the best English-language novels of the 20th century, this book will be discussed over two meetings of the World Literature Book Group.

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Book Group Meetings - Windows on the World: Writing Beyond the West
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Windows on the World: Writing Beyond the West

Writers from Nigeria

Behind the faraway conflicts shown on TV and social media, ordinary people struggle with universal issues: love, work, family, community. From this turmoil comes some of the world’s best writing. In four sessions led by author and teacher Carol Verburg, explore four non-Western countries from the inside, guided by their writers.

Members $40 for the series ; Public $60 for the series

Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

by James Joyce

This modernist bildungsroman traces the religious and intellectual evolution of Stephen Dedalus. Widely considered to be one of the best English-language novels of the 20th century, this book will be discussed over two meetings of the World Literature Book Group.

Members Only; Free
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Book Group Meetings - First Wednesday Mystery Group
Wednesday, March 02, 2016 - 5:15pm

Death at La Fenice

by Donna Leon

This book launched the series of Venetian mysteries beloved by many. In his first literary outing, police commissario Guido Brunetti is called in when legendary German conductor Helmut Wellauer is found dead in his dressing room during a performance of La Traviata!

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Brown Bag Mystery Readers, Book Group Meetings
Monday, February 08, 2016 - 12:00pm
by Dashiell Hammett
Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings, World Literature
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 6:45pm
by James Joyce
Members Only; Free
Windows on the World: Writing Beyond the West, Book Group Meetings
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 5:00pm
Writers from Nigeria
Members $40 for the series ; Public $60 for the series
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Book Group Meetings, World Literature
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 6:45pm
by James Joyce
Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings, First Wednesday Mystery Group
Wednesday, March 02, 2016 - 5:15pm
by Donna Leon
Members Only; Free