OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was previously Encore. OLLI groups meet on the second Tuesday at 2:30 pm.
Aug 13 Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Adichie
Sep 10 Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Oct 8 The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane: A Novel by Lisa See
Nov 12 Lab Girl by Hope John
Dec 10 Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
Jan 14, 2020 Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein by Jamie Bernstein
Feb 11 Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer
Mar 10 Necessary Lies: A Novel by Diane Chamberlain
Apr 14 Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran
May 12 Three Daughters of Eve: A Novel by Elif Shafak
Jun 9 The Great Alone: A Novel by Kristin Hannah
Jul 14 Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild
Aug 11 The Art Forger: A Novel by B.A. Shapiro
Sep 8 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
A haunting story of love and war from “one of the world’s great contemporary writers” (Barack Obama), the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists.
THE BLOCKBUSTER HIT—A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller
For readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a “thought-provoking [and] complex tale about two families, two generations apart . . . based on a notorious true-life scandal.”*
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See, “one of those special writers capable of delivering both poetry and plot” (The New York Times Book Review), a moving novel about tradition, tea farming, and the bonds between mothers and daughters.
In their remote mountain village, Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea.
“A beautifully written memoir about the life of a woman in science, a brilliant friendship, and the profundity of trees. Terrific.”—Barack Obama
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography
A New York Times Notable Book
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed
The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
Who are the immensely wealthy right-wing ideologues shaping the fate of America today? From the bestselling author of The Dark Side, an electrifying work of investigative journalism that uncovers the agenda of this powerful group.
It is 1960 in North Carolina and the lives of Ivy Hart and Jane Forrester couldn't be more different. Fifteen-year-old Ivy lives with her family as tenants on a small tobacco farm, but when her parents die, Ivy is left to care for her grandmother, older sister, and nephew.
The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire . . . but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time? In these pages, her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life as only Michelle Moran can tell it. The year is 1788, and a revolution is about to begin.
The stunning, timely new novel from the acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of The Architect's Apprentice and The Bastard of Istanbul.
In Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone, a desperate family seeks a new beginning in the near-isolated wilderness of Alaska only to find that their unpredictable environment is less threatening than the erratic behavior found in human nature.
The National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestseller that became a guide and balm for a country struggling to understand the election of Donald Trump
“[A] highly entertaining literary thriller about fine art and foolish choices.” —Parade
“[A] nimble mystery.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Gripping.” —O, The Oprah Magazine
Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner