Discuss Memory Won't Save Me, Monday, April 15th at 7pm
Join us Monday, March 25th at 1pm or 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss Memory Won't Save Me by Mimi White.
In this extended haibun, a meditation on the death of her father, Mimi White has composed a tour-de-force. As she weaves through time and memory, we are drawn in to become witnesses of a unique and universal milestone.
Learn more about Mimi White at http://www.deerbrookeditions.com/mimi.html
Say Nice Things About Detroit, Monday, May 20th, 1pm & 7pm
Join us Monday, May 20th at 1pm or 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss Say Nice Things About Detroit by Scott Lasser.
Twenty-five years after his high school graduation, David Halpert returns to a place that most people flee. But David is making his own escape—from his divorce and the death of his son.
Learn more about Scott Lasser at his website, http://scottlasserbooks.com
The Train of Small Mercies, Monday, June 17th at 1pm & 7pm
Join us Monday, June 17th at 1pm or 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss The Train of Small Mercies by David Rowell.
Journalist Rowell turns to fiction in this closely observed novel that recalls a more innocent time, when a grieving nation put aside politics to collectively mourn fallen senator Robert F. Kennedy.
Learn more about David Rowell at his website, http://www.davidgrowell.com/
Nonfiction Book Discussion Group
The library has started a new adult book discussion series focusing on nonfiction titles. The group will meet the first Wednesday in April, May and June at 7:00 in the Hilton Garden Inn Room. All are welcome.
Discuss Quiet, Wednesday, April 3rd at 7pm
Join us Wednesday, April 3rd at 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss Quiet by Susan Cain.
While American culture and business tend to be dominated by extroverts,
business consultant Cain explores and champions the one-third to
one-half of the population who are introverts.
Listen to Susan Cain give a TED talk about introverts, http://www.ted.com/talks/susan_cain_the_power_of_introverts.html.
Discuss Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal, Wednesday, May 1st at 7pm
Join us Wednesday, May 1st at 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss Why be Happy When You Could Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson.
"What would it have meant to be happy? What would it have meant if things had been bright, clear, good between us?" Winterson (Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit) asks of her relationship with her adoptive mother, questions that haunt this raw memoir to its final pages."
Learn more about Jeannette Winterson at her website, http://www.jeanettewinterson.com.
Discuss A Wedding in Haiti, Wednesday, June 5th at 7pm
Join us Wednesday, June 5th at 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss A Wedding in Haiti by Julia Alvarez.
In this quirky, familial account of a dotty road trip she and her
husband made to attend the Haitian wedding of one of her coffee-farm
workers, novelist Alvarez (Saving the World) offers a moving homage to
the Haitian people.
Learn more about Julia Alvarez at her website, http://www.juliaalvarez.com