Book Club Discussion
Join us for a book discussion on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.
December 8: City Of Scoundrels by Gary Krist
Documents the harrowing twelve-day period in Chicago in 1919 during which a blimp crash, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder case challenged the city’s modernization efforts.
January 12: The Residence: Inside The Private World Of The White House by Kate Anderson Brower
An intimate account of White House life from the perspectives of the service staff from the Kennedys through the Obamas that details their friendships, marriages, everyday activities, and elaborate state dinners.
February 9: The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg
A tale based on the controversial life of mid-19th-century French novelist George Sand follows her separation from her husband and vibrant life in Paris, where she wore men’s clothing and shared love affairs and friendships with famous intimates.
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.