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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!

Thursday, March 16 at 7pm

Ready Player One By Ernest Cline

BooksonTap MarchReadyPlayerOneIt is the year 2044 and OASIS is the virtual world where people go to school, earn money, and interact with each other via avatars. James Halliday, the creator of OASIS and now dead, created a contest within OASIS which if won will award fame, fortune, and control of OASIS to the winner. Wade Watts, an impoverished teenager, is obsessed with finding the clues to win the contest. When he finds the first clue, the race against time, other players, and corporations with both money and resources, begins.  

 

 

 

Thursday, April 20 at 7pm

Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish by David Rakoff

BooksonTap April LoveDishonorApril is National Poetry Month and what better way to honor the art of poetry than to read the offerings of the late David Rakoff, a contributer to NPR’s This American Life and essayist before his death at 47 in 2012. Love, Dishonor… is a novel in verse—vignettes that follow characters in chronological order throughout America, starting in the early 1900s. 

 

 

Thursday, May 18 at 7pm

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

BooksonTap May BlindAssassinWinner of the 2000 Man Booker Award, The Blind Assassin is not one novel, but two—one, the story of two sisters, Iris Chase and her sister Laura who eventually commits suicide. Then, there is the embedded second novel, The Blind Assassin, a science fiction story told by Alex Thomas with whom both sisters have a relationship with. A complex but rewarding historical fiction novel which spans the twentieth-century in Canada.