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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 6:30pm
by Philip Roth
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photograph of Toni Morrison
Book Group Meetings, Club Events
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 12:00pm
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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/discuss-the-life-and-work-of-toni-morrison-home-registration-70325444297
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, Fast Fridays
Friday, November 01, 2019 - 12:00pm
by Annie Proulx
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 - 6:30pm
by Philip Roth
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Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers, Club Events
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
by Colin Dexter
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 6:30pm
by Wallace Stegner
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 6:30pm
by Wallace Stegner
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, Fast Fridays
Friday, December 06, 2019 - 12:00pm
by Mary Gaitskill
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
by Lucia Berlin
Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

American Pastoral

by Philip Roth

American Pastoral won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1998.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Discuss the Life and Work of Toni Morrison: Home

Join fellow members in a discussion of Morrison's 2012 novel, Home

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Book Group Meetings - Fast Fridays
Friday, November 01, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Wamsutter Wolf"

by Annie Proulx

Unhappy with Denver, Buddy Millar moves back to his parents' house only to have the place burglarized under his watch. Buddy decides to move to Wamsutter, a depressed red-dirt trailer park town in Wyoming. Unruly dogs introduce his new neighbors Cheri and her husband, Raze Wham, who turns out to be Buddy's sociopathic bully from high school. When Buddy intervenes in a domestic incident involving the couple's children, Cheri and Buddy grow entangled in a complicated relationship.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

American Pastoral

by Philip Roth

American Pastoral won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1998.

Members Only; Free
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No registration required.

Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Jewel That Was Ours

by Colin Dexter

Inspector Morse is on the case at Oxford's luxurious Randolph Hotel. An American tourist dies and a priceless jewel bequeathed to the Ashmolean Museum by her late husband is missing from her hotel room. Quirky and sophisticated, the Jewel That Was Ours is a mystery for readers who love to solve puzzles.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Crossing to Safety

by Wallace Stegner

Crossing to Safety was a National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee for Fiction in 1987.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Crossing to Safety

by Wallace Stegner

Crossing to Safety was a National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee for Fiction in 1987.

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Book Group Meetings - Fast Fridays
Friday, December 06, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Acceptance Journey"

by Mary Gaitskill

Gaitskill's short story "Acceptance Journey" focuses on what the author calls "liminal states," where you "never know what will happen."

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

A Manual for Cleaning Women

by Lucia Berlin

Selected stories from Lucia Berlin, a writer overlooked in her lifetime, but now celebrated by contemporary critics, writers, and readers as a legend of the short-story format.

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