Friday Morning Book Discussion

Fridays, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Copies available at the first floor Reader Assistance Desk.  Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

Daughters of the Samurai book jacket

December 2

Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back

by Janice Nimura

Three young girls leave Japan in the 1870s, are educated in the United States, and return to Japan after 10 years, determined to revolutionize women’s education.

Available January 16.





January 6

Book Share

Bring a book you have enjoyed reading to share with the group.





The Death of Ivan Ilyich book jacket

February 3

The Death of Ivan Ilyich

by Leo Tolstoy

As an unusual illness plagues Russian public official Ivan Ilyich, his life is forever changed as he deals with a certain death sentence and doctors who cannot diagnose or treat him. Available January 6.