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What Should the Georgetown Book Club Read Next?

Vote here for upcoming selections

It is time again for the Georgetown Book Club to add to its reading list.  If you are a current or prospective member, please review the titles listed below and vote in the poll at the bottom of this post.  The poll will close on Thursday, September 14 at 5 p.m., and the five titles with the most votes will be added to the group's reading list.  The choices are

White Trash by Nancy Isenberg

White Trash by Nancy Isenberg

Southwest Book Discussion, Sat., Nov. 25 at 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library Book Discussion on Sat., Nov. 25 at 1 p.m.  Copies of this month's title, White Trash by Nancy Isenberg, are available at the information desk. 

Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture

Afrofuturism: Part I

Black Sci-Fi and Speculative Fiction Anthologies

October is Black Sci-Fi and Speculative Fiction Month.  For those who want to get hip, there are two seminal, must-read books: Ytasha L. Womack’s Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture and John Edwards Jennings’ Black Comix: African-American Independent Comics, Art, and Culture.

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Page Turner Thursday Presents:

The Nest

For the month of October, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library will be reading The Nest by Cynthia Sweeney. 

Everyday Use

Stitching "Scraps of Memories"

African American Textile Art as Historical Aesthetics

 As Alice Walker’s short story Everyday Use demonstrates, African American quilts are repositories of history and culture that anyone can appreciate as art, but

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Southwest Book Discussion

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 28.  Copies of this month's title, When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, are available at the information desk.

The Price by Arthur Miller

The Price by Arthur Miller

You are cordially invited to attend "In the Arena," an occasional series presented by the Southwest Library in cooperation with Arena Stage.  

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Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club October Selection

"The Blind Man of Seville" by Robert Wilson

Join us on October 5, 6:30 p.m. to discuss The Blind Man of Seville by Robert Wilson.

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Page Turner Thursdays Presents: Furiously Happy

For the month of September, Page Turner Thursdays will be reading Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson.  Furiously Happy explores the author's battle with mental illness and provides humor and laughter in fighting through such a difficult subject.  

The Prtice of Admission by Daniel Golden

The Price of Admission by Daniel Golden

Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., Sept. 30, 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the September Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 30.  Copies of this month's title, The Price of Admission by Daniel Golden are available at the information desk.

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