Brown Bag Book Discussion

Brown Bag Book Discussion Group

Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 12 noon.

Bring a sandwich or salad  -  Drinks provided.

New-comers and drop-ins are welcome!

books are available at the library's circulation desk.

All Programs are Free and Open to the Public


 April 24th – Birdsong – by Sebastian Faulks

 

A tale of love and war early this century. The protagonists are Stephen Wraysford, a British businessman, and Isabelle Azaire, a married Frenchwoman. They meet in 1910, she elopes with him, gives birth to his child, then remorse sends her back to her husband. But World War I will bring them together when he returns to France as an officer in the British army.

 

 

 May 22nd – The Hate U Give – by Angie Thomas

After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

 

        June 26th – My Brilliant Friend– by Elena Ferrante

 

The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the embodiments of a nation undergoing momentous change. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighborhood, a city, and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between her protagonists, the unforgettable Elena and Lila

 
 Books are available at the Circulation desk.

 ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC