Good Reads – January 2017

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The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:oo PM A thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America. New York, 1888. Gas lamps still flicker in the city streets, but the miracle of electric …

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The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

Tuesday August 16, 2016 7:00 From the New York Times  bestselling author of The Dovekeepers  and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. Hoffman unfolds the intriguing story of …

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Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Tuesday June 21, 2016 7:00 From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania. Larson delivers a riveting account of one of the most tragic events of WWI. The fact a German U-boat sank the Lusitania off the coast of Ireland in …

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Circling the Sun by Paula McClain

Tuesday March 15, 2016 7:00 Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman—Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle …

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After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman

Tuesday February 16, 2016 7:00 Laura Lippman, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know, returns with an addictive story that explores how one man’s disappearance echoes through the lives of the wife, mistress, and daughters he left behind.  Join Mercer …

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