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Books on Tap: 2018

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Books on Tap

PDL & the Liberty Street Brewing Co. host this monthly book club, meeting to talk books, socialize and kick back with a cold one.  Meetings take place at Liberty Street Brewery at 149 W. Liberty Street, in the heart Plymouth’s Old Village.  Copies of the book on deck are available at the library check-out desk.  Cheers!

 

windupgirl

Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

Winner of both the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award, The Windup Girl is set in 23rd-century Thailand. In this future, due to extensive global warming and diminished fuel sources, manually wound springs serve as energy storage devices, and mega-corporations strictly regulate food production through genetically “hacked” seeds that they control.

 

 

 

orfeoThursday, July 26 at 7 p.m.

Orfeo by Richard Powers

Composer Peter Els is experimenting in his home microbiology lab, attempting to biohack music into a bacterial human pathogen--which Homeland Security deems suspicious. Els flees and becomes a fugitive called the “Bioterrorist Bach.” Els, on the run, must journey into his own past and across the country to turn this disaster into a work of art. 

 

 

 

 heartisalonelyhunterThursday, August 16 at 7 p.m.

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

Published in 1940, this was McCullers’ debut novel when she was only 23 years old. Set in a small town in Georgia, the story follows John Singer, a lonely deaf-mute, and the townspeople who are drawn toward him, each confiding in him their secrets and desires.


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