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Book Discussions, Book Talks, Author Visits
Mary Schons leads this group. Books are available for check out at the Circulation Desk one month before the book is discussed. More information is at 219-931-5100 ext. 327.
Monday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Federal Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman
With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money 10 years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to 15 months at
the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187–424—one of the millions of people who disappear “down the rabbit hole” of the American penal system.
NEW GROUP: Beyond Our Borders (meets on the third Monday at 3 p.m. in the Community Room.)
Books are available for check out at the Circulation Desk one month before the book is discussed. More information is at 219-931-5100 ext. 351.
at 3 p.m. RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
A story of friendship set in nineteenth-century China follows an elderly woman and her companion as they communicate their hopes, dreams, joys, and tragedies through a unique secret language.
Monday, December 21 at 3 p.m.
Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker
A successful lawyer suddenly disappears leaving behind his wife and daughter. Neither have any idea where he might be until they discover an old love letter written years ago to a woman in Burma. Daughter Julia takes it upon herself to solve the mystery of her father's past as she uncovers a tale that will reaffirm the reader's belief in the power of love.
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