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Understanding the Middle East Book Club (in-store)

Understanding The Middle East group meets on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m.  It has the purpose of exploring the rich culture of the Middle East through literature (poetry, fiction, memoirs). They do include readings of nonfiction as they try to gain an understanding of history and current events.

The Only Woman in the Room: Golda Meir and Her Path to Power By Pnina Lahav Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780691239330
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Princeton University Press - March 19th, 2024

A feminist biography of the only woman to become prime minister of Israel


Understanding the Middle East Book Club (in-store)

Understanding The Middle East group meets on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m.  It has the purpose of exploring the rich culture of the Middle East through literature (poetry, fiction, memoirs). They do include readings of nonfiction as they try to gain an understanding of history and current events.

Memoirs of a Mujahed: Algeria's Struggle for Freedom, 1945-1962 By Hamou Amirouche Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780692311677
Availability: Ships from warehouse to store in 3-6 business days
(NOTE: This book cannot be returned and may not be eligible for discounts.)
Published: Amirouche Publishing - November 15th, 2014

"Memoirs of a Mujahed" is the first book published in English by an academic who fought in the Algerian war of independence. It is an adaptation of the author's best seller, "Akfadou, Un An avec le Colonel Amirouche", published in French in 2009 by Casbah Editions, Algiers.


Understanding the Middle East Book Club (in-store)

Understanding The Middle East group meets on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m.  It has the purpose of exploring the rich culture of the Middle East through literature (poetry, fiction, memoirs). They do include readings of nonfiction as they try to gain an understanding of history and current events.

Evil Eye: A Novel By Etaf Rum Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780062987907
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Harper - September 5th, 2023

An NPR Best Book of the Year


Understanding the Middle East Book Club (in-store)

Understanding The Middle East group meets on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m.  It has the purpose of exploring the rich culture of the Middle East through literature (poetry, fiction, memoirs). They do include readings of nonfiction as they try to gain an understanding of history and current events.

No Ordinary Assignment: A Memoir By Jane Ferguson Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063272248
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Mariner Books - July 11th, 2023

"A haunting memoir of disarming honesty. . . a remarkable testament to the anguish and the beauty of foreign correspondence.”—Roger Cohen, New York Times Paris bureau chief and author of An Affirming Flame 


Contemporary Fiction Book Club (off-site)

Contemporary Fiction Book Club meets the 4th Monday of the month at 7 p.m. to discuss current fiction. New members are always welcome to drop in. This book club meets off site, so email our Book Club Liaison for meeting information.

Dear Committee Members (The Dear Committee Trilogy #1) By Julie Schumacher Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345807335
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Vintage - June 23rd, 2015

“Like Richard Russo’s Straight Man this book has a lot to say about the humanities in American colleges and universities…. Very funny and also moving.” —Tom Perrotta, New York Post

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: NPR and Boston Globe


Finally a novel that puts the "pissed" back into "epistolary."


QRB Book Club (in-store)

The QRB Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome.

True Biz: A Novel By Sara Novic Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593241523
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 28th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A “tender, beautiful and radiantly outraged” (The New York Times Book Review) novel that follows a year of seismic romantic, political, and familial shifts for a teacher and her students at a boarding school for the deaf, from the acclaimed author of Girl at War


QRB Book Club (in-store)

The QRB Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome.

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Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel By Bonnie Garmus Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385547345
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Doubleday - April 5th, 2022

#1 GLOBAL BESTSELLER WITH MORE THAN 6 MILLION COPIES SOLD • Meet Elizabeth Zott: “a gifted research chemist, absurdly self-assured and immune to social convention” (The Washington Post) in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show. STREAM ON APPLE TV+


QRB Book Club (in-store)

The QRB Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome.

Twelfth Night (The Pelican Shakespeare) By William Shakespeare, Jonathan Crewe (Editor), Jonathan Crewe (Introduction by), Stephen Orgel (Series edited by), A. R. Braunmuller (Series edited by) Cover Image
By William Shakespeare, Jonathan Crewe (Editor), Jonathan Crewe (Introduction by), Stephen Orgel (Series edited by), A. R. Braunmuller (Series edited by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780143128595
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Penguin Classics - July 5th, 2016

The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition

 


QRB Book Club (in-store)

The QRB Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome.

The Dictionary of Lost Words: A Novel By Pip Williams Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984820747
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Ballantine Books - May 3rd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “Delightful . . . [a] captivating and slyly subversive fictional paean to the real women whose work on the Oxford English Dictionary went largely unheralded.”—The New York Times Book Review


QRB Book Club (in-store)

The QRB Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome.

The Woman with the Cure By Lynn Cullen Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593438060
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Berkley - February 21st, 2023

"Huge applause... women have always been in science—despite those who would pretend otherwise.” --Bonnie Garmus, New York Times bestselling author of Lessons in Chemistry

She gave up everything — and changed the world.


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