Bookin' It at the Drake

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Join us on Thursday, January 12 when we’ll be discussing Pulitzer prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. This book is available at the library in regular and large print, and on Bridges as an e-book and an e-audiobook. Please join us! The group is open to the public, and there is no registration required. We meet at 7:00 pm in the Story Room at the library, every other month starting in January. For more information, contact Drake Community Library by phone at 641-236-2661 or library@grinnelliowa.gov.

 

2016 Schedule

January 12, 2017 – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

The instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

March 9 – A Border Passage: From Cairo to America – A Woman’s Journey by Leila Ahmed. Leila Ahmed movingly recounts her Egyptian childhood growing up in a rich tradition of Islamic women and describes how she eventually came to terms with her identity as a feminist living in America.

May 11 – Bottomland by Michelle Hoover. The Iowa Center for the Book’s 2017 All Iowa Reads selection follows the German-American Hess family in the years after WWII. Ostracized and misunderstood by their small town neighbors, this Iowa farm family must deal with the disappearance of two daughters.

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