Book Club Discussion
Join us for a book discussion on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:45 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.
August 13: The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
In Dashiell Hammett’s famous crime novel, we meet one of the detective story master’s most enchanting creations, Nick and Nora Charles, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis.
September 10: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
A blind French girl on the run from the German occupation and a German orphan-turned-Resistance tracker struggle with their respective beliefs after meeting on the Brittany coast.
October 8: Beartown by Fredrik Backman
In the tiny forest community of Beartown, the possibility that the amateur hockey team might win a junior championship, bringing the hope of revitalization to the fading town, is shattered by the aftermath of a violent act that leaves a young girl traumatized.
November 12: A Touch of Stardust by Kate Alcott
Although Julie Crawford has dreams of becoming a screenwriter, the only job she’s able to find is one in the studio publicity office of the notoriously demanding producer David O. Selznick–who is busy burning through directors, writers and money as he begins filming “Gone with the Wind.”
For a list of previous selections of the North Riverside Library Book Club, click here.
Member recommendations are used to choose books to be read. The choice can be from the Chicago Tribune’s best-seller list, Oprah’s recommendations or whatever the group agrees upon. If the books selected are available, they can be obtained from other libraries for book club members. Further information is available by calling the Library at (708) 447-0869.