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Adult Book Club

"Hold Still" by Lynn Steger Strong

Join us to discuss July's book club selection, Hold Still by Lynn Steger Strong on Thursday, August 25 at 6:30 p.m.

The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., July 30

You are cordially invited to attend the July Southwest Book Discussion on Saturday, Jul. 30 at 1 p.m.  Copies of this month's selection, The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt, are available for checkout at the information desk.

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"After I Am Gone" by Laura Lippman

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club August selection

Join us on Thursday, August 4, 6:30 p.m., to discuss a great contribution to Baltimore noir.

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After I Am Gone by Laura Lippman

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club August Selection

Join us on August 4 to discuss a stand-alone novel by Laura Lippman, author of the popular Tess Monaghan series. 

"One More Thing" by BJ Novak

Adult Book Club

"One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories" by B.J. Novak

Join us to discuss July's book club selection, One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak, Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, director, and producer, on Thursday, July 28th at 6:30 p.m.

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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

History of Rock Creek Park by Scott Einberger

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?

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The Name of the Rose

The Georgetown Book Club's July Selection

As in previous years, the Georgetown Book Club is celebrating Summer Reading with the discussion of a classic, though this year that classic is of the modern variety:

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Page-Turner Thursdays Presents:

Juneteenth: A Novel

The Anacostia Book Club will celebrate and examine the life and work of the famed author Ralph Ellison. His book entitled Juneteenth: A Novel was published in 1999. This particular work was written over the course of forty years, and the manuscript narrowly escaped destruction in a house fire. Years later Ellison's friend and biographer John F.

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The Crooked House by Christobel Kent

Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club July selection

On July 7, 6:30 p.m., we'll discuss The Crooked House by Christobel Kent. Alison used to live in a dilapidated house by a bleak estuary with her parents and three siblings. One night, something unspeakable happened in the house, and Alison emerged the only survivor.

Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., June 26

You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., June 25.  Copies of Alan Paton's Cry the Beloved Country are available for checkout at the information desk.

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