Join Cindi and discuss books from a variety of genres
at 7 pm, the first Monday of each month. Authors DO NOT attend.
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
NOTE: This meeting is delayed a week due to Labor Day.
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.
Monday, November 7, 7:00pmIn 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.