Book Clubs

'Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal' by Jeanette Winterson

Queer Book Club: 'Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal' by Jeanette Winterson

Come to the Queer Book Club at Northeast Library! We meet on the third Tuesday of every month in the conference room on our lower level. **Note: in August we will be meeting on the second Tuesday instead.** This August we will be reading Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson. 
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History/Biography Book Club

Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures, and more.  In September, we'll be reading Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane in honor of Banned Books Week.
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History/Biography Book Club

Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures and more.  In October, we're reading Americanos: Latin America's Struggle for Independence by John Charles Chasteen in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

History Book Club

The History Book Club will meet at 2:00 in the Meeting Room to discuss Nathaniel Philbrick's Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery: The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.
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'A Feast for Crows' Discussion 3

We will discuss book four of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R.
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Georgetown Book Club

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Emily St. John Mandel's 2014 novel Station Eleven.
Life After Life

Fiction Fanatics

What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? Life After Life by Kate Atkinson tries to answer that question. Join us as we discuss this darkly comic, startlingly poignant, and utterly original best seller. All are welcome, even if you have not finished the book.  
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West End Nonfiction Book Club

In recognition of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on marriage equality, please join our discussion of Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality, a book reviewing the controversial California ballot initiative, Proposition 8, which removed the right of gay women and men to marry. 
The People in the Trees

Capitol Hill Reads: 'The People in the Trees'

Our July title will be The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara, a fictional memoir of a biologist's discoveries in a small Micronesian country.  July's meeting will take place at Bourbon Coffee (formerly Pound the Hill) at 621 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.    
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Southeast Adult Book Club

Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The book is The House Girl by Tara Conklin.

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