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Triangle Tolkienists (online)

A group for fans of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. More info and other meetings can be found on Meetup! Join us on our Discord server.

Beren and Lúthien Cover Image
By J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (Editor), Alan Lee (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328915337
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Mariner Books - March 6th, 2018

New York Times Bestseller

“A good introduction to LOTR fans nervous about taking on The Silmarillion, and also gives longtime fans a fascinating look at the Tolkiens’ myth-making process.”—EntertainmentWeekly.com 


Triangle Tolkienists (online)

A group for fans of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. More info and other meetings can be found on Meetup! Join us on our Discord server.

Letters From Father Christmas, Centenary Edition Cover Image
By J.R.R. Tolkien, Baillie Tolkien (Introduction by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358389880
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Mariner Books - October 27th, 2020

For fans of Tolkien and lovers of Christmas holidays, Letters from Father Christmas is a gorgeous, festive gift featuring a wealth of letters that Tolkien created for his children, appearing in this format for the first time.


Letters From Father Christmas Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780618512652
Availability: Ships from warehouse to store in 1-5 business days
Published: Mariner Books - November 15th, 2004

Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R. Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in a strange, spidery handwriting and a beautiful colored drawing or painting.


Triangle Tolkienists (online)

A group for fans of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. More info and other meetings can be found on Meetup! Join us on our Discord server.

The Prose Edda: Tales from Norse Mythology Cover Image
By Snorri Sturluson, Jesse L. Byock (Translated by), Jesse L. Byock (Introduction by), Jesse L. Byock (Notes by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780140447552
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Penguin Classics - January 31st, 2006

Written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, The Prose Edda is the source of most of what we know of Norse mythology. Its tales are peopled by giants, dwarves, and elves, superhuman heroes and indomitable warrior queens. Its gods live with the tragic knowledge of their own impending destruction in the cataclysmic battle of Ragnarok.


Singles (offsite)

Singles Book Club meets outdoors (weather permitting) the 3rd Saturday morning at 10 a.m.  New members are always welcome.

Find a list of club's selections over the years here.

 

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Hieroglyphics Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751382
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Algonquin Books - May 4th, 2021

Hieroglyphics is a novel that tugs at the deepest places of the human soul—a beautiful, heart-piercing meditation on life and death and the marks we leave on this world.


Singles (offsite)

Singles Book Club meets outdoors (weather permitting) the 3rd Saturday morning at 10 a.m.  New members are always welcome.

Find a list of club's selections over the years here.

 

The Underground Railroad: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780345804327
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Anchor - January 30th, 2018

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this #1 New York Times bestseller chronicles a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. The basis for the acclaimed original Amazon Prime Video series directed by Barry Jenkins.


OLLI (online)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was previously Encore.  OLLI groups meet on the second Tuesday at 2:30 pm.  

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City of Women: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780425252963
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2013

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Whom do you trust, whom do you love, and who can be saved? A gripping tale of Berlin in the Second World War, from the author of Annelies.

It is 1943—the height of the Second World War. With the men away at the front, Berlin has become a city of women.


OLLI (online)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was previously Encore.  OLLI groups meet on the second Tuesday at 2:30 pm.  

A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593157497
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Ballantine Books - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.


OLLI (online)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was previously Encore.  OLLI groups meet on the second Tuesday at 2:30 pm.  

The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802124944
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
Winner of the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

" A] remarkable debut novel." --Philip Caputo, New York Times Book Review (cover review)


OLLI (online)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was previously Encore.  OLLI groups meet on the second Tuesday at 2:30 pm.  

Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780544944435
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Mariner Books - May 16th, 2017

“Brimming, addictive . . . In Everybody Behaves Badly, the party has just begun and the taste of fame is still ripe . . . The Lost Generation [is] restored to reckless youth in living black and white.” — James Wolcott, Vanity Fair
 
An essential book . . .


OLLI (online)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was previously Encore.  OLLI groups meet on the second Tuesday at 2:30 pm.  

Beneath a Scarlet Sky Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781503943377
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Lake Union Publishing - May 1st, 2017

Soon to be a major television event from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland.

Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the USA Today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man's incredible courage and resilience during one of history's darkest hours.


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