The Classics Book Discussion Group meets the third Monday of the month, except during summer, at noon in the Bicentennial Room on the 3th floor of the library. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided. Please call the Readers' Services desk at 753-4900 extension 206 if you have any questions about the reading group.
On Monday, April 20, 2015, the group will meet to discuss The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler..
Jacket Notes: Chandler's first novel, published in 1939, introduces Philip Marlowe, a 38-year-old P.I. moving through the seamy side of Los Angeles in the 1930s. This classic case involves a paralyzed California millionaire, his two psychotic daughters, blackmail, and murder.
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On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the group will meet to discuss Claire of the Sea Light, by Edwidge Danticat.
Jacket Notes: Just as her father makes the wrenching decision to send her away for a chance at a better life, Claire Limye Lanme--Claire of the Sea Light--suddenly disappears. As the people of the Haitian seaside community of Ville Rose search for her, painful secrets, haunting memories, and startling truths are unearthed. In this stunning novel about intertwined lives, Edwidge Danticat crafts a tightly woven, breathtaking tapestry that explores the mysterious bonds we share--with the natural world and with one another.
A "New York Times Book Review" and "Washington Post "Notable Book of the Year, an NPR "Great Read," a "Christian Science Monitor" Best Fiction Book, and a "Library Journal" Top Book.
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