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A Man Called Ove

March 5, 2017


Fredrik Backman
Discussion Leader: Dory Lynch

“This charming debut novel by Backman should find a ready audience with English-language readers… hysterically funny… wry descriptions, excellent pacing… In the contest of Most Winning Combination, it would be hard to beat grumpy Ove and his hidden, generous heart.” – Kirkus Reviews


Poems on Family and Culture

April 2, 2017

Discussion Leader: Dory Lynch

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we’ll explore poems about family and culture, both of which ground us emotionally and physically to this world.  Please bring a poem on one of these topics that has inspired you to share with the group.


The Eastern Shore

May 7, 2017


Ward S. Just
Discussion Leader: Luann Dillon

"Beautifully languid and emotionally intense." Mid-20th century Hoosier, Ned Ayres, goes against his parents’ wishes to become a newspaper man for his small hometown Indiana newspaper after graduating from high school. Later, as editor, a story he approves to be released causes tragic consequences. Ned is haunted by his decision which causes him to leave Indiana to try and make a new life.