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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 - 6:30pm
by Rachel Cusk
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"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" by Joyce Carol Oates
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, Fast Fridays
Friday, March 06, 2020 - 12:00pm
by Joyce Carol Oates
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Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers, Club Events
Monday, March 09, 2020 - 12:00pm
By P.D. James
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 6:30pm
by Anton Chekov
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 - 6:30pm
by Witold Gombrowicz
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Drown
Book Group Meetings, Club Events, Fast Fridays
Friday, April 03, 2020 - 12:00pm
by Junot Díaz
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Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers, Club Events
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 12:00pm
by Megan Abbott
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 6:30pm
by Iris Murdoch
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 - 6:30pm
by Iris Murdoch
Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Outline

by Rachel Cusk

Outline follows a novelist as she travels during a hot summer toward Athens to facilitate a creative writing workshop. 

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Book Group Meetings - Fast Fridays
Friday, March 06, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"

by Joyce Carol Oates

Connie is a beautiful 15-year-old who, unbeknownst to her parents, spends her evenings flirting with boys at the Big Boy Restaurant.

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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, March 09, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Original Sin

By P.D. James

Deaths of several staff and associates at a London book publisher that overlooks the Thames puzzle Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. When Gerard Etienne, the managing director who vowed to restore the firm's fortune, is murdered, a series of equally bizarre deaths transpire. Discuss this sophisticated, cozy mystery by P.D. James with fellow members of the Brown Bag Mystery Readers.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Cherry Orchard

by Anton Chekov

A member of the old aristocracy, Madame Lyubov Andreievna Ranevskaya, has fallen on hard times and must decide what to do with the cherry orchard she can no longer afford to operate. 

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Cosmos

by Witold Gombrowicz

In the Carpathian Mountains of Poland, two young men meet by chance and decide to vacation in a secluded boarding house.

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Book Group Meetings - Fast Fridays
Friday, April 03, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Drown"

by Junot Díaz

The unnamed protagonist, a Dominican teen growing up in New Jersey, spends his days and nights with his best friend Beto, playing truant, shoplifting, and night-swimming in the community pool. 

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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Queenpin

by Megan Abbott

Queenpin is Megan Abbott's contemporary noir with a feminist twist that won the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 2008.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

A Word Child

by Iris Murdoch

This is the first of two meetings discussing A Word Child. Hillary Burde is a brilliant wordsmith who too quickly plunged into obscurity by disappointment over his love life. 

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

A Word Child

by Iris Murdoch

This is the second of two meetings discussing A Word Child. Hillary Burde is a brilliant wordsmith who too quickly plunged into obscurity by disappointment over his love life. 

Members Only; Free
More information
No registration required.