Friday Morning Book Discussion
Fridays, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Copies available at the Reader Assistance Desk. Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
by Robin Sloan
After just a few nights on the job as a web designer at Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, Clay realizes the store is even more curious than its name.
Author Robin Sloan will speak to the group via Google Hangout.
(Available August 1)
by William Kent Krueger
Looking back at a tragic event during his thirteenth year, Frank explores how secrets, adultery, and betrayal shattered his Methodist family and their small 1961 Minnesota community.
(Available September 5)
The Art Forger
by B.A. Shapiro
Art worth over $500 million was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Claire, a struggling artist, discovers that there's more to this unsolved crime than meets the eye.
(Available October 3)
Love in the Time of Cholera
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Fermina and Florentino consummate their passion at the beginning of the 20th century after having waited over 50 years.
(Available November 7