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Monthly Book Discussion
A book discussion will take place at 6:00PM on the 2nd Thursday of the month in the Jan-Romero Stevens Community Room, Main Library. All are welcome. Information on the books and authors to be discussed appear below. For more information on book availability, call the information desk at 928-213-2330 .
January 11, 2018
Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo
Everybody's Fool is filled with humor, heart, hard times, and characters who you can't help but love for all their faults. It is classic Russo and a crowning achievement from one of the greatest storytellers of our time
February 8, 2018
Hillbilly Elegy: a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by J.D. Vance
Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis -- that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside.
March 8, 2018
The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
The Mousetrap, a murder mystery play, opened in London's West End in 1952, and has been running continuously since then. A group of strangers are stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm when one of them is murdered.
An NAU Theatre production of the play will take place from February 23 through March 4, 2018.
April 12, 2018
News of the World by Paulette Giles
In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction.
May 10, 2018
The Residences: inside the private world of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower
A remarkable history with elements of both In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas.
June 14, 2018
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Gaiman presents his fashioning of the primeval Norse myths into a novel, which begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds, delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants, and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people.