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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 7:00pm
Vladimir Nabokov
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 5:30pm
Nancy Hale
Members Free
Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Pale Fire discussion over Zoom

Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov wrote Pale Fire, a nonlinear work of suspense, in 1962. This novel includes fictional poet John Shade, and his academic colleague, Charles Kinbote, who work out their ideas in various forms of print, from poetry to literary criticism. Join fellow members to discuss this work by one of the most celebrated twentieth-century prose stylists.

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Book Group Meetings -
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

"Those Are as Brothers"

Nancy Hale

A divorcée fleeing an abusive relationship befriends a Jewish refugee who has escaped a concentration camp in Germany. First published in 1941, Nancy Hale’s short story “Those Are as Brothers” examines empathy between characters during a Summer in Connecticut.

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