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Literary Pursuits Book Club

Literary Pursuits meets the 3rd Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm at our store to discuss a literary classic, the author, and the book's importance. Listed below are some upcoming selections to give you an idea of material the club covers.  New members are always welcome. 

Upcoming

  • January 17: Conference of the Birds, Farid Ud Attar
  • February 21: Virgil Wander, Leif Enger
  • March 21: Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, Olga Tokarczuk
The Conference of the Birds Cover Image
By Farid ud-Din Attar, Afkham Darbandi (Translated by), Dick Davis (Translated by), Dick Davis (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780140444346
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Penguin Classics - July 3rd, 1984

Composed in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran, Attar's great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature.


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Virgil Wander Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802147127
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Grove Press - August 20th, 2019

The first novel in ten years from award-winning, bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is a sweeping story of new beginnings against all odds that follows the inhabitants of a hard luck town in their quest to revive its flagging heart.


Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541349
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Riverhead Books - August 11th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

"A brilliant literary murder mystery." —Chicago Tribune

"Extraordinary. Tokarczuk's novel is funny, vivid, dangerous, and disturbing, and it raises some fierce questions about human behavior. My sincere admiration for her brilliant work." —Annie Proulx