Events - Book Group Meetings | Mechanics' Institute

You are here

Events - Book Group Meetings

book cover
Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers, Club Events
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
by Colin Dexter
Members Only; Free
book cover
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 6:30pm
by Wallace Stegner
Members Only; Free
book cover
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 6:30pm
by Wallace Stegner
Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, Fast Fridays
Friday, December 06, 2019 - 12:00pm
by Mary Gaitskill
Members Only; Free
book cover
Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers, Club Events
Monday, December 09, 2019 - 12:00pm
by Ngaio Marsh
Members Only; Free
book cover
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
by Lucia Berlin
Members Only; Free
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.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

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.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

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.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

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."

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, December 09, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Died in the Wool

by Ngaio Marsh

Amongst a remote sheep farm on a cloud-piercing peak in the Canterbury Region, a parliamentarian is found dead. Set in author Ngaio Marsh's native New Zeland during WWII, investigator Roderick Alleyn conducts counter-espionage that may be associated with this murder. Why did the killer pack the victim in wool?

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.

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.

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.