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Book Groups


Lincoln Library Book Groups

Classics Book Group

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, March 16, 2015, the group will meet to discuss Portrait of a Lady, by Henry James.

Jacket Notes:

Spirited, beautiful young American Isabel Archer journeys to Europe to, in modern terms, "find herself." But what she finds there may prove to be her undoing, especially when an infinitely sophisticated lady plots against her. 

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Contemporary Fiction Book Group

The Contemporary Fiction Book Discussion Group meets at 6 p.m. in the DeFrates Reading Room (2nd floor) on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Please call the Readers' Services desk at 753-4900, ext. 206, if you have any questions about the reading group.

On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the group will meet to discuss Mrs. Hemingway, by Naomi Wood.

Jacket Notes:

The Paris Wife was only the beginning of the story . . . 

Paula McLain's New York Times-bestselling novel piqued readers' interest about Ernest Hemingway's romantic life. But Hadley was only one of four women married, in turn, to the legendary writer. Just as T.C. Boyle's bestseller TheWomen completed the picture begun by Nancy Horan's Loving Frank, Naomi Wood's Mrs. Hemingway tells the story of how it was to love, and be loved by, the most famous and dashing writer of his generation. Hadley, Pauline, Martha and Mary: each Mrs. Hemingway thought their love would last forever; each one was wrong. 

Told in four parts and based on real love letters and telegrams, Mrs. Hemingway reveals the explosive love triangles that wrecked each of Hemingway's marriages. Spanning 1920s bohemian Paris through 1960s Cold War America, populated with members of the fabled Lost Generation, Mrs. Heminway is a riveting tale of passion, love, and heartbreak.

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Reader's Electronic Resources


Downloadables
Collection of Lincoln Library Electronic Resources that allow users to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, Videos and Music to their computer or electronic device.
Fiction Favorites Fan Club
Want to make sure not to miss the latest books by best selling authors?
New Resources
Updated monthly these lists keep you up to date on what new resources are at the library.
NoveList
Fiction reading recommendations for young readers to adults.

 

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