Brown Bag Book Group

November 24 at Noon 

 

December 28 at Noon

“Ask Again” by:  Mary Beth Keane 

In Mary Beth Keane's extraordinary novel, a lifelong friendship and love blossoms between Kate Gleeson and Peter Stanhope, born six months apart. One shocking night their loyalties are divided, and their bond will be tested again and again over the next thirty years. Heartbreaking and redemptive, Ask Again, Yes is a gorgeous and generous portrait of the daily intimacies of marriage and the power of forgiveness.

 

 January 25th at Noon

“Swimming in the Dark” by: Tomasz Jedowski

 Set in early 1980s Poland against the violent decline of Communism, a tender and passionate story of first love between two young men who eventually find themselves on opposite sides of the political divide—a stunningly poetic and heartrending literary debut for fans of André Aciman, Garth Greenwell, and Alan Hollinghurst.

 

February 22 at Noon 

“Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” by Trevor Noah

 

Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of that young man’s relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother—his teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life.


Room Reservation: 
Tuesday, November 24
Tuesday, December 22
Tuesday, January 26
Program Time: 
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Category: 
Event Location: 
Name of Organization: 
Jamestown Philomenian Library
Contact Name: 
Donna Fogarty
Contact Phone Number: 
4014237281
Contact Email: 
jamlibdirector@gmail.com