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The Sea
by John Banville

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After the death of his wife Anna, retired art historian Max Morden is returns to the Irish seaside town where he spent summer holidays as a child. Max faces memories of Anna’s final days, the Grace family, and events of his childhood.

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World Literature Book Group Meetings

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Future Book Group Meetings

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Dec 19 - 6:30pm

Signs Preceding the End of the World
by Yuri Herrera

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Jan 2 - 6:30pm

The Same Sea
by Amos Oz

Brown Bag Mystery Readers
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Jan 14 - 12:00pm

Death of an Englishman
by Magdalen Nabb

World Literature
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Jan 16 - 6:30pm

Pnin
by Vladimir Nabokov

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Feb 6 - 6:30pm

Stoner
by John Williams

Brown Bag Mystery Readers
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Feb 11 - 12:00pm

The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By
by George Simenon