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Circe by Madeline Miller

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, September 14th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., we will be discussing Circe by Madeline Miller in a Zoom meeting.

Book Selections for 2020 - 2021

written by Pam

Book Selections for 2020 - 2021:

The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, August 3rd, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., we will be discussing The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson in a Zoom meeting.

The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

written by Pam

Cara Robertson began researching the Borden case as a Harvard undergraduate in 1990. She holds a PhD in English from Oxford University and a JD from Stanford Law School. She has clerked at the Supreme Court of the United States, served as a legal adviser to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague, and has written for various publications. She conducted extensive work on The Trial of Lizzie Borden as a Fellow at the Center in 2004-05 and 2005-06.

Online Discussions

written by Pam

See our upcoming discussion schedule and a note about online meetings

Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, April 6th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., we will be discussing Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold in a Zoom meeting.

Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold

written by Pam

Journalist Eliza Griswold talks with host Marcia Franklin about her latest book, "Amity and Prosperity," which investigates the effects of fracking in a southwestern Pennsylvania community. 

Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind by Reed Farrel Coleman

written by Pam

On Monday, March 2nd, the Booked for the Day Book Group met to discuss, Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind by Reed Farrel Coleman.  Here are some of the comments readers made during our discussion.

 

Robert B. Parker's Colorblind: a Jessie Stone novel by Reed Farrel Colema

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing Robert B. Parker's Colorblind: a Jessie Stone novel by Reed Farrel Colema.

Robert B. Parker's Colorblind by Reed Farrel Coleman

written by Pam

Robert B. Parker, who passed away on January 18, 2010, was an American writer of fiction, primarily of the mystery/detective genre. 

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell

written by Pam

On Monday, February 3rd, the Booked for the Day Book Group met to discuss, A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell.  Here are some of the comments readers made during our discussion.

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell.

 

 

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell

written by Pam

Sonia Purnell talked about her book, A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II, in which she recounted the life of Baltimore socialite turned spy Virginia Hall, who was the first Allied woman behind enemy lines during World War II at the Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington D.C.

Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry

written by Pam

Please join us on Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Meeting Room B, we will be discussing Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry.

Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry

written by Pam

If you didn't know the story about Anne Perry and the Parker–Hulme murder case you can read a little about it here.

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