Book Clubs

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Join other readers each month to discuss books at the library. Discussions are informal and are moderated by a librarian.  Everyone is welcome and no signup is required. Just pick up a copy of the book at the Main Library adult checkout desk and drop in to join a discussion.

World Literature Club

Second Fridays at 10:00 a.m., Main Library Quincy Room
Discuss novels from around the world. For more information, call Julie at 617-376-2411.

2013-2014 Titles

September 13 Birds Without Wings by Louis De Berniers (Ottoman Empire)
October 11 The History of Love by Nicole Krauss (Poland)
November 8 The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht (Balkans)
December 13 The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey (Scotland)
January 10, 2014 The Swallows of Kabul by Yasmina Khadra (Afghanistan)
February 14 In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar (Libya)
March 14 The Vagrants by Yiyun Li (China)
April 11 The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna (Sierra Leone)
May 9 Censoring: An Iranian Love Story by Shahriyar Mandanipour (Iran)
June 13 The Hakawati, or The Storyteller by Rabih Alameddine (Lebanon)

Booked for Lunch

First Fridays at noon, Main Library Atrium (near the café)

Read any good books lately? Looking for something new to read? Bring a brown bag lunch--or grab a sandwich or salad at the library café--and join other readers for an informal conversation about books. Just look for the brown Booked for Lunch sign.

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