August Book Club

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier September 27, 20011 When Mary Anning uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home on the English coast, she sets the religious fathers on edge, the townspeople to vicious gossip, and the scientific world alight. Luckily, Mary finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot, and in the struggle to be recognized in the wider world, Mary and Elizabeth discover that friendship is their greatest ally.

 

Jar City

 

October 25, 2011 When a lonely old man is found dead in his Reykjavik flat, the only clues area  cryptic note left by the killer and a photograph of a young girl's grave. Inspector Erlendur discovers that many years ago the victim was accused but not convicted of rape. Did the old man's past come back to haunt him?
Nefertiti by Michelle Moran November 29, 2011 Raised far from the Egyptian court with her sister, Mutnodjmet, the beautiful and ambitious Nefertiti becomes the wife of the radical new pharaoh, Amunhotep, encouraging his plans to overturn Egypt's state religion and making powerful enemies in the process.

 

See the events calendar for the rest of the upcoming book club selections.

All programs start at 7:00 PM on the last Tuesday of every month in meeting room A, unless there is a field trip.

If you are interested in joining the Book Club for any or all of these discussions, contact the Adult Reference Desk.  All the books are obtained for free through the Interlibrary Loan Service.

For more information you may contact the book discussion coordinator, Nancy by calling 630.260.1550 or email nmccully@glensidepld.org.

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