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.
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.”
December 10: Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
A chance encounter with a handsome banker in a jazz bar on New Year’s Eve 1938 catapults Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into the upper echelons of New York society, where she befriends a shy multi-millionaire, an Upper East Side ne’er-do-well, and a single-minded widow.
January 14: Rococo by Adriana Trigiani
The uproarious tale of a small Italian American town poised for a makeover it never expected.
February 11: Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz
After years of filing dispatches from foreign war zones, Tony Horwitz comes home to the Blue Ridge Mountains only to be awakened by the crackle of musket fire.
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.