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RAVENNA - Book Club

This national bestseller explores the relationship between humans and dogs. How would dogs live if they were free? Would they stay with their human friends?

$15.95
ISBN: 9780156034500
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harvest Books - April 21st, 2008

This national bestseller explores the relationship between humans and dogs. How would dogs live if they were free? Would they stay with their human friends?

Merle and Ted found each other in the Utah desert-- Merle was living wild and Ted was looking for a pup to keep him company.


RAVENNA - LoLS (League of Literary Snobbery : Storytime for Grownups)

Are you wistful for the days of your youth when adults would read out loud to you? Well, we are. Join us for LOLS: League of Literary Snobbery. It's a story time for grown ups and it's just what it sounds like: we're gonna read to you while you enjoy an adult beverage. Short stories, excerpts from soon-to-be released novels, and other favorites, we might even throw in some poetry, who knows, we're playing this by ear. We've even got a super secret meeting room. Meet in the Pub. All are welcome (well, all adults).

RAVENNA - Book Club

Two charming, over-anxious, germ-phobic friends, Isaac and Greg take a road trip from Boston to Philadelphia. They are both obsessed with Marcel Duchamp, his art and his ideas, and thus the destination has to be the largest collection of Duchamp in the world, The Philadelphia Art Museum, the actual place The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even is on display today.

Isaac is not an unreliable narrator, he is a hyper-reliable narrator, consumed by his own attention and thrilled with the connections he sees everywhere all at once. 

$15.95
ISBN: 9781619025493
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 9th, 2015

This is a wonderful comic novel, about philosophy, the nature of art, the beauty of the ordinary, and about quirky, complete, night & day victims of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Two charming, over-anxious, germ-phobic friends, Isaac and Greg take a road trip from Boston to Philadelphia.


TPB Literary Book Club - Shirley

$25.95
ISBN: 9780399166457
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Published: Blue Rider Press - June 12th, 2014

Two imposing literary figures are at the center of this captivating novel: the celebrated Shirley Jackson, best known for her short story The Lottery, and her husband, Stanley Edgar Hyman, a literary critic and professor at Bennington College.


Good Knits Book Club - The Funeral Makers

Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss The Funeral Makers, a quirky, humorous novel set in rural Maine, where three sisters work on funeral arrangements for Marge, the one who is dying. Bring your own project or help us reach our goal of providing 200 hats for the homeless in December. New to knitting? Come at 6:30 and get a free lesson.

Our next meeting will be November 9, when we will discuss The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell.

$14.99
ISBN: 9781402294815
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 1st, 2014

"A crazy, rollicking whoop of a book, written with a poet's sensibility and deeply wacky down-home wisdom."-Lee Smith, author of The Last Girls


TPB Literary Book Club - The Secret of Magic

Working for Thurgood Marshall In 1946, Regina, a young female attorney in New York City, is called upon to seek justice for a black war hero murdered in the Deep South. The request comes from a beloved, reclusive children's author in Mississippi. When Regina travels there to investigate, she confronts racism, tangled relationships, and her own past.

Join Jane in the den for a lively discussion.

$16.00
ISBN: 9780425272787
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley Books - January 6th, 2015

Winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

"If you liked "The Help," you'll love this one "--EW.com
In a novel that brings authentic history to light, * a young female attorney from New York City attempts the impossible in 1946: attaining justice for a black man in the Deep South.


Good Knits Book Club - The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion, a fun mystery centered around four girls who worked at a filling station in 1943 and had truck drivers changing their routes just to visit. Bring your own project or help us reach our goal of providing 200 hats for the homeless in December. New to knitting? Come at 6:30 and get a free lesson.

Our next meeting will be October 12, when we will discuss The Funeral Makers by Cathie Pelletier.

$15.00
ISBN: 9780812977172
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - July 29th, 2014

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER - Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader's Circle for author chats and more.


Good Knits Book Club - Songs of Willow Frost

Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss Songs of Willow Frost, a novel set in Depression-era Seattle in which an orphaned Chinese American boy searches for the mother he believes is still alive, contrary to what he has been told. Bring your own project or help us reach our goal of providing 200 hats for the homeless in December. New to knitting? Come at 6:30 and get a free lesson.

Our next meeting will be August 10, when we will discuss The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.

$15.00
ISBN: 9780345522030
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - March 11th, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


TPB Literary Book Club - My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

After leaving graduate school in the late 1990s, Rakoff, an aspiring poet, took a job at a storied literary agency. Stuck in the mid-twentieth century, the office still relied on Dictaphones and three-martini lunches, and the mention of a computer was tantamount to blasphemy. When tasked with answering J.D. Salinger's fan mail, Rakoff eschewed the form letter and embarked on a journey of self-discovery.

Join Jane in the den for a lively discussion.

$15.95
ISBN: 9780307947987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 12th, 2015

Keenly observed and irresistibly funny, "My Salinger Year "is a memoir about literary New York in the late nineties, a pre-digital world on the cusp of vanishing.


RAVENNA - LoLS (League of Literary Snobbery : Storytime for Grownups)

Are you wistful for the days of your youth when adults would read out loud to you? Well, we are. Join us for LOLS: League of Literary Snobbery. It's a story time for grown ups and it's just what it sounds like: we're gonna read to you while you enjoy an adult beverage. Short stories, excerpts from soon-to-be released novels, and other favorites, we might even throw in some poetry, who knows, we're playing this by ear. We've even got a super secret meeting room. Meet in the Pub. All are welcome (well, all adults).

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