October 2018

Young Jane Young By Gabrielle Zevin Tuesday October 16, 2018 7:00 pm Aviva Grossman, an ambitious Congressional intern in Florida who makes the life-changing mistake of having an affair with her boss who is beloved, admired, successful, and very married and blogging about it. When the affair comes to light,…

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Based on the Book – October 2018

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot October 4, 2018 7:00   A journalist named Rebecca Skloot recounts learning about an African American woman named Henrietta Lacks, who died in 1951 of cervical cancer, but whose cancerous cells became the first immortal human cell line, called HeLa. The…

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Good Reads – September 2018

The Dry By Jane Harper Tuesday September 18, 2018 7:00 pm A small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper. After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in…

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Good Reads – August 2018

An American Marriage By Tayari Jones Tuesday August 21, 2018 7:00pm Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young business executive and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the…

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Based on the Book – August 2018

Jane Austen Book Club By Karen Joy Fowler THURSDAY August 2, 2018 7:00   In California’s central valley, five women and one man join to discuss Jane Austen’s novels. Over the six months they get together, marriages are tested, affairs begin, unsuitable arrangements become suitable, and love happens. With her…

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