Wilmette Library offers four book discussion series through the Adult Services Department. Please see details below.
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Meet in the Small Meeting Room, second Tuesday of the month, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Refreshments served.
December 13, 10:30
Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
Join us for a lively discussion of Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow. Hailed as one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, Ragtime captures the spirit of America in the era between the turn of the century and the First World War. In the book, three fictional families cross paths with Henry Ford, Emma Goldman, Harry Houdini, and other famous figures.
January 10, 10:30
Clear Light of Day by Anita Desai
Join us to discuss Anita Desai’s novel that was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Clear Light of Day. Set in India’s Old Delhi, this is a tender, compassionate story about family scars, the ability to forgive and forget, and the path to understanding.
Will return in 2017
The book group will not meet in December but will resume on the fourth Wednesdays of the month in 2017. Details on dates and books will be posted here