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1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday's hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday's hours
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday's hours
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday's hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday's hours
Friday's hours

Friday Morning Book Group

This informal discussion group meets at 9:30 AM in the Tarbell Room for coffee and discussion. We welcome new members and occasional drop-ins. Copies of each title in various formats will be available at the Front Desk two weeks prior to the discussion.

 2018-2019 Historical Novels: The U.S. & Great Britain

Sept 14 Brooks, Geraldine Caleb's Crossing 318p
Sept 28 Morrison, Toni Beloved 321p
Oct 12 Whitehead, Colson The Underground Railroad 326p
Nov 2 Gruen, Sara Water for Elephants 352p
Nov 16 Towles, Amor Rules of Civility 368p
Dec7 Cruz Smith, Martin December 6 352p
Dec 21 Toibin, Colm Brooklyn 288p
Jan 11, 2019  O'Brien, Tim The Things They Carried 233p
Feb 1 Rutherfurd, Edward The Princes of Ireland 800p
Feb 22 Kazuo, Ishiguro The Buried Giant 336p
Mar 15 Mantel, Hillary Wolf Hall 604p
Mar 29 Du Maurier, Daphne The King's General 448p
Apr 12 O'Brian, Patrick Master & Commander 411p
Apr 26 Barnes, Julian Arthur & George 464p
May 17 King, Stephen 11/22/63 849p


 Sept 14th 9:30 am Caleb's Crossing / Geraldine Brooks


In Caleb's Crossing, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks tells the story of the first Native American to receive a college degree from Harvard, as told through the eyes of a minister's daughter. It is 1665, and Bethia Mayfield comes of age in a small Great Harbor community, where she meets a local Native-American boy named Caleb. Both youngsters possess a passion for knowledge, and a string of fateful events leads Bethia more deeply into Caleb's orbit. She soon witnesses his acceptance to college and the limitations placed upon her own life as a woman yearning for education. Books & Authors

 Previous titles read 2017-2018 Brothers & Sisters

Sept. 15   Prince of Tides  Pat Conroy
Sept 29 The Green Road  Anne  Enright
Oct. 13 The Brothers Bulgers  Howie Carr
Oct. 27 Homer & Langley  E.L. Doctorow
Nov. 17 Vanessa and her Sister    Priya Parmar
Dec. 8 The Wright Brothers  David McCullough
Jan 12 The Lowland Jhumpa Lahiri
Jan 9   The Three Weissmanns of Westport Catherine Schine
Feb 9 The Mill on the Floss George Eliot
Mar 2 Fathers and Sons Ivan Turgenev
Mar16 The Six Laura Thompson
 Apr 6 The Story Sisters  Alice Hoffman
Apr 27 East of Eden John Steinbeck
May 11 The Burgess Boys Elizabeth Strout



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