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

The Saturday Morning Murder

By Batya Gur

"With sly, affectionate humor and acute insight, this flawless mystery by an Israeli literature professor traces the parallel processes of police detection and psychoanalysis. A complex, fully satisfying resolution wraps up this masterful American debut." (Publishers Weekly)

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Book Group Meetings - Proust - In Search of Lost Time
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Proust Group

In Search of Lost Time

Under the leadership of Dr. Mark Calkins, the Mechanics’ Institute offers bi-weekly Proust discussions on a semester basis. The new semester begins on September 14th. Register now!

Members $70; Public $100

Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 6:45pm to 8:00pm

The Door

By Magda Szabó

The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women who become dependent upon one anpother, sharing a complex kind of love — until one of the women's long-sought success as a writer leads to a devastating revelation.

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Book Group Meetings - Virginia Woolf Readers’ Group
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

To The Lighthouse

By Virginia Woolf

“Radiant as [To the Lighthouse] is in its beauty, there could never be a mistake about it: here is a novel to the last degree severe and uncompromising. I think that beyond being about the very nature of reality, it is itself a vision of reality,” said Eudora Welty of this novel which explores the complex tensions and allegiances of family life.

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Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
By Batya Gur
Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings, Proust - In Search of Lost Time
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:30pm
In Search of Lost Time
Members $70; Public $100
https://proustfall2016mi.eventbrite.com
World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 6:45pm
By Magda Szabó
Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings, Virginia Woolf Readers’ Group
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 5:30pm
By Virginia Woolf
Members Only; Free