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Fiction Book Club: News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Join us for a discussion of Paulette Jiles' News of the World.

In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.

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ISBN: 9780062409218
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow & Company - June 20th, 2017

Fiction Book Club: Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett

Please join us for a discussion of Annie Hartnett's Rabbit Cake. 

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ISBN: 9781941040560
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tin House Books - March 7th, 2017

Author Event: James Howard Kunstler, A Safe & Happy Place (6/3/17)

Join author James Howard Kunstler for a reading and discussion of his newest novel, A Safe and Happy Place

“In the fall of 1967, a schlemiel named Don Bessemer from Short Pump, Virginia, got me pregnant. Well, okay, I got myself pregnant with his assistance.
I fell for this superficial clod one rainy October afternoon when we were the only two patrons in a hole-in-the-wall called Café Ludovico off Astor Place. . . .”

Sendak Fellow Panel Discussion (6/6/17)

Join this year's Sendak Fellows for a panel discussion and book signing. This year's fellows are: The Fan Brothers (Terry and Eric Fan), Rashin Kheiriyeh, and Eliza Wheeler.

Author Event: Leslie Sharpe, The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills (5/27/17)

Join us for a talk and signing with naturalist and author Leslie Sharpe, who will discuss her new book, The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills

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ISBN: 9781468312478
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Overlook Press - March 7th, 2017

The Glass Menagerie: Pre-Show Conversation (4/8/17)

Join cast and crew of Hubbard Hall's upcoming performance of Tennessee William's classic work, The Glass Menagerie, for a pre-show conversation. 

Starring Cambridge’s own Christine Decker, this American classic tells the tale of Tom, his sister Laura, mother Amanda, and the Gentleman Caller. Roger Danforth is directing. 

Fiction Book Club: Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh (5/4/17)

Please join us on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30 pm for a discussion of Jennifer Haigh's Heat and Light. New book club members always welcome to attend. 

Forty years ago, Bakerton coal fueled the country. Then the mines closed, and the town wore away like a bar of soap. Now Bakerton has been granted a surprise third act: it sits squarely atop the Marcellus Shale, a massive deposit of natural gas.

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ISBN: 9780061763496
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco Press - February 28th, 2017

Pre-Show Conversation for The Book Club Play

Join cast and crew on Saturday, February 25th at 2 pm for a pre-show conversation on The Book Club Play, which opens on March 4th at Hubbard Hall. 

Book Club is like Lord of the Flies with wine and dip."

The Book Club Play (3/4 - 3/19)

We are SO excited to help sponsor Hubbard Hall's upcoming production of The Book Club Play! 

The Book Club Playbookpostersmall
by Karen Zacarías
Directed by Kirk Jackson
March 4-19, 2017
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm


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