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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - 6:30pm
by Cesare Pavese
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, Fast Fridays
Friday, February 07, 2020 - 12:00pm
by Liza Ward
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Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers, Club Events
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 12:00pm
By Charles Williams
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 6:30pm
Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni
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Book Group Meetings, Club Events, World Literature
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 - 6:30pm
by Rachel Cusk
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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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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
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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Among Women Only

by Cesare Pavese

A successful couturier returns to her birthplace of Turin days after the end of WWII. 

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Book Group Meetings - Fast Fridays
Friday, February 07, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Shew Tree

by Liza Ward

Fast Fridays is the latest addition to the Book Group series celebrating short reads. Join fellow members in a discussion of "The Shew Tree."

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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Nothing in Her Way

By Charles Williams

Set in San Francisco, two ex-spouses, Cathy Dunbar and Mike Belen, seek revenge on the con men who ruined the family business, and their marriage. When they set out to con the con-men, an elaborate power play ensues revolving around Cathy Dunbar, the femme fatale.  

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Le Amiche

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Join the World Literature Book Group to discuss Le Amiche, the film adaptation of Cesare Pavese’s novel Among Women Only.

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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 - 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 - 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
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No registration required.