VB Reads...General Literature

Join Cindi and discuss books from a variety of genres
at 7 pm, the first Monday of each month. Authors DO NOT attend.

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Americanah Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor Books - March 4th, 2014

Monday, August 1, 7:00pm
 

Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion for each other and for their homeland.

Monday, September 12, 7:00pm

VOTING MONTH!!!

NOTE: This meeting is delayed a week due to Labor Day.


Go Set a Watchman Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062409867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - May 3rd, 2016

Monday, October 3, 7:00pm
 

Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise 'Scout' returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise's homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town, and the people dearest to her.


Letters to My Grandchildren: Wisdom and Inspiration from One of the Most Important Thinkers on the Planet Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771642347
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Greystone Books - September 13th, 2016

Monday, November 7, 7:00pm
 
In these inspiring letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki speaks eloquently about their future and challenges them to be agents of change and to do everything with commitment and passion.