The book discussion group meets the fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30pm at the library, outside if possible. Books are available at the front desk about a month before the meeting where we will discuss them. All are welcome. This is a great way to get to know your neighbors. If you have questions, contact Julie at jmarston@pelhamweb.com. You can also follow us on Goodreads.

 

 

Upcoming Book Discussions

Thursday, October 28 - -
What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden? Between the World and Me is Coates's attempt to answer these questions in a letter to his adolescent son.
Thursday, November 18 - -
Trevor Noah was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by 5 years in prison.  Join us to discuss his unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of the Daily Show.
Thursday, December 16 - -
Join us for a discussion of the true story of one girl's coming of age in a polygamist family.
Thursday, January 27 - -
Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side and understood more than anyone would guess. She devised a plan to flee in disguise…
Thursday, February 24 - -
The story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
Thursday, March 24 - -
In 1945, as the war in Germany nears its violent end, the Huber family is not yet free of its dangers or its insidious demands. Etta, a mother from a small, rural town, has two sons serving their home country: her elder, Max, on the Eastern front, and her younger, Georg, at a school for Hitler…