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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!

 

kitchenconfidential

Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m.

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Bourdain’s nonfiction book from 2000 is both a professional behind-the-scenes look at restaurant kitchens and the restaurant industry, and a personal memoir about Bourdain’s struggle with drug use and his personal hardships.

 

 

 

TheShadowOfTheWindThursday, December 13 at 7 p.m.

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón


It’s Barcelona in 1945 and Daniel Sempere’s widowed father takes him to be initiated into the secret Cemetery of Forgotten Books where Daniel will choose a long-forgotten title and protect it for the rest of his life. Daniel chooses The Shadow of the Wind by Julián Carax, reads it, and wants to find more by Carax. This proves difficult and Daniel is whisked away on an adventure which uncovers long buried secrets.

 

 

 

belcanto

Thursday, January 17 at 7 p.m.

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett


Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction (2002) Bel Canto is set in an unnamed South American country where a famous soprano is singing at a birthday party in honor of a visiting chairman of a large Japanese company. At the party, a large terrorist organization breaks into the house and takes the party goers hostage. Without a common language, hostages form lasting relationships during the struggle.

 

 

 

kindredThursday, February 21 at 7 p.m.

Kindred by Octavia E. Butler


Dana, an African-American woman living in 1976 California suddenly finds herself in Maryland 1815. From there Dana travels through time as she discovers what she must do: protect a slaveholder until he can father her great-grandmother.