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Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

written by Pam

On Monday, July 10th, the Booked for the Day Book Group met to discuss, Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow.  Here are a few things we discussed during the meeting:

Alexander Hamilton

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow.

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

written by Pam

On Monday, June 5th, the Booked for the Day Book Group met to discuss, Circling the Sun by Paula McLain.  Here are a few things we discussed during the meeting:

Summer Read Kick-Off Party 2017

written by Pam

Join us to celebrate the beginning of our annual Summer Read program with our Kick-Off Party!

Circling the Sun: A Novel: Paula McLain

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing Circling the Sun by Paula McLain.

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

written by Pam

Beryl (Clutterbuck) Markham flies across the Atlantic and reaches New York. I found some video of the real Beryl that may be of interest.

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

written by Pam

On Monday, May 1st, the Booked for the Day Book Group met to discuss, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande.  Here are a few things we discussed during the meeting:

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande.

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

written by Pam

On Monday, April 3rd, the Booked for the Day Book Group met to discuss, The Sellout by Paul Beatty.  Here are a few things we discussed during the meeting:

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing The Sellout by Paul Beatty.

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

written by Pam

Recorded at Waterstones in Hampstead, Lucy Kalanithi, widow of Paul Kalanithi, talks to psychoanalyst and author Stephen Grosz about her husband's memoir When Breath Becomes Air.

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

written by Pam

On Monday, February 6th, the Booked for the Day Book Group met to discuss, The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.  Here are a few things we discussed during the meeting:

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

written by Pam

You can read Viet Thanh Nguyen interview with NPR here. It explains his reason for writing his novel from the point of view of a spy and it gives insight on his knowledge on the aftermath of the Vietnam Conflict. I have also provided a brief personal history on Viet.  

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