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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
6 p.m.Book Discussion — The Snow Child by Eowen Ivy
Join us for a discussion of The Snow Child by Eowen Ivy. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book summary: "Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
6 p.m.Book Discussion — The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
Join us for a discussion of The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night, comes an unforgettable novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century. Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for an…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
6 p.m.Book Discussion — The Martian by Andy Weir
Join us for a discussion of The Martian by Andy Weir. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book summary: "Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive--and even if he could get word o…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
6 p.m.Book Discussion — Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Join us for a discussion of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book summary: Close to aging out of the foster care system, Molly Ayer takes a position helping an elderly woman named Vivian and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
6 p.m.Book Discussion — The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost,
Join us for a discussion of The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost, You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book summary: At the age of twenty-six, Maarten Troost—who had been pushing the snooze button on the alarm clock of life by racking up useless graduate degrees and muddling through a series of temp jobs—decided to pack up his flip-flops and move to Tarawa, a remote South Pacific island in the Republic of Kiribati. He…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
6 p.m.Book Discussion — Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay
Join us for a discussion of Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay . You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book summary: A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay. "Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink, all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I'm not doing it ironicall…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
6 p.m.Book Discussion — The Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir by Wednesday Martin
Join us for a discussion of The Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir by Wednesday Martin. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book summary: A woman describes how she used her background in anthropology and primatology to assimilate into life on the Upper East Side of New York City after marrying a man from that neighborhood, through recognizing tribal migration patterns, display rituals, physical adornment and mating practices.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
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