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World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 6:30pm
by Martin O’Cadhain
Members Only; Free
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Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
by Attica Locke
Members Only; Free
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World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:30pm
by Martin O’Cadhain
Members Only; Free
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World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 - 6:30pm
by Osamu Dazai
Members Only; Free
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Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
by Ed McBain
Members Only; Free
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World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
by Yuri Herrera
Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Graveyard Clay

by Martin O’Cadhain

A new (2016) translation of Máirtín Ó Cadhain's Cré na Cille by Liam Mac Con Iomaire and Tim Robinson. Graveyard Clay is a black humor tale of the newly dead chatting at a graveyard. Originally published in 1949, Cré na Cille is a celebrated work of modern Irish literature.

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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Bluebird, Bluebird

by Attica Locke

Darren Mathews is a black Texas Ranger working the backwoods of Highway 59, an area he grew up in and dreamed of leaving. When Ranger Mathews is called deep into the backwoods to a town called Lark to solve a case of two murders: a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Graveyard Clay

by Martin O’Cadhain

A new (2016) translation of Máirtín Ó Cadhain's Cré na Cille by Liam Mac Con Iomaire and Tim Robinson. Graveyard Clay is a black humor tale of the newly dead chatting at a graveyard. Originally published in 1949, Cré na Cille is a celebrated work of modern Irish literature.

Members Only; Free
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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

The Setting Sun

by Osamu Dazai

In postwar Japan, an aristocratic family must move from Tokyo to the provincial Izu due to financial constraints resulting from the death of their father. Told through the voice of unmarried daughter Kazuko, The Setting Sun, originally published in 1947, captures change from traditional values in postwar Japan.

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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Nocturne

by Ed McBain

A once famous lounge singer is found shot in her apartment. Detectives Carella and Hawes investigate if the murder was a simply burglary or something more. Visit the Brown Bag Mystery Readers and discuss this work of McBain’s 87th Precinct series.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Signs Preceding the End of the World

by Yuri Herrera

Makina journeys from Mexico to the US to search for her brother and deliver a message.

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