Contemporary Books Discussion Group

Contemporary Books Discussion Group is currently meeting via Zoom! Register online (see links below) or e-mail for meeting information. All books are available for check out at the main level Reader’s Advisory desk.

Upcoming Books

cover of redhead by the side of the roadTuesday, April 13th @ 7:30pm – Register HERE
Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler
Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit. A self-employed tech expert, superintendent of his Baltimore apartment building seems content leading a steady, circumscribed life. But one day his routines are blown apart when his woman friend tells him she’s facing eviction, and a teenager shows up at Micah’s door claiming to be his son. These surprises, and the ways they throw Micah’s meticulously organized life off-kilter, risk changing him forever.


cover of killers of the flower moonTuesday, May 11th @ 7:30pm – Register HERE
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, they began to be killed off. One Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, watched as her family was murdered. Her older sister was shot. Her mother was then slowly poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more Osage began to die under mysterious circumstances…

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