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Middlemarch : a study of provincial life
March 18, 2020
3 - 4 pm

Middlemarch
by George Eliot

This classic novel introduces us two enduring characters-- Dorothea Brooke, a passionately idealistic woman who traps herself in a loveless marriage, and Tertius Lydgate, an ambitious young doctor betrayed by his wife's egoism and his own weakness--and explores the complex social relationships in a town that moves and breathes with a life of its own.
 

Virgil Wander
April 15, 2020
3 - 4 pm
Virgil Wander
By Leif Enger

 
"An enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart"-- Provided by publisher.
 
 


The silent patient
May 6, 2020
3 - 4 pm
The Silent Patient
By Alex Michealides


Alicia Berenson's life is seemingly perfect. She lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London's most desirable areas.  One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word. Alicia's refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety.
 


Where'd you go  Bernadette : a novel
February 19, 2020
3 - 4 pm
Where'd You Go, Bernadette?
By Maria Semple

 
When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the end of the earth to find her.