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World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 6:30pm
by Joseph Conrad
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
by Dick Francis
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:30pm
by Miguel de Cervantes
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 - 6:30pm
by Miguel de Cervantes
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
by Keiko Higashino
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
by Guy De Maupassant
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings, Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, July 09, 2018 - 12:00pm
by Jim Thompson
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:30pm
by J. G. Farrell
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
World Literature, Book Group Meetings
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 - 6:30pm
by J. G. Farrell
Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

The Nigger of the Narcissus

by Joseph Conrad

The crew of the merchant ship Narcissus rally around a critically ill fellow crewmember, James Wait, putting their lives and the fate of the ship in jeopardy. Based in part on author Joseph Conrad’s experience during a voyage from Bombay to London, The Nigger of the Narcissus is considered to be one of Conrad’s best works.

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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dead Cert

by Dick Francis

As jockey Alan York looked at the back of Bill Davidson astride the great horse Admiral, one thing was different...

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Don Quixote

by Miguel de Cervantes

Widely regarded as one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the adventures of the self-created knight-errant Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Don Quixote

by Miguel de Cervantes

Widely regarded as one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the adventures of the self-created knight-errant Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Devotion of Suspect X

by Keiko Higashino

Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi. When he shows up one day to extort money from her, threatening both her and her teenaged daughter Misato, the situation quickly escalates into violence...

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Like Death

by Guy De Maupassant

Newly returned to Paris after her education is complete, Annette de Guilleroy's parents have put together an excellent match for her. Everything is as it should be — or is it?

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Book Group Meetings - Brown Bag Mystery Readers
Monday, July 09, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Kill-Off

by Jim Thompson

Luane Devore's days are numbered. All her neighbors in the declining seaside resort town of Manduwoc want her dead...

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

The Siege of Krishnapur

by J. G. Farrell

India, 1857—the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords. This time of convulsion is the subject of J. G. Farrell’s The Siege of Krishnapur, widely considered one of the finest British novels of the last fifty years.

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Book Group Meetings - World Literature
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

The Siege of Krishnapur

by J. G. Farrell

India, 1857—the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords. This time of convulsion is the subject of J. G. Farrell’s The Siege of Krishnapur, widely considered one of the finest British novels of the last fifty years.

Mechanics' Institute Members Only; Free
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