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Event
06/26/2018
10:30 AM

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant
An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic (2017) • Daniel Mendelsohn
From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of “The Lost”: a deeply moving tale of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading–and reliving–Homer’s epic masterpiece. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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07/07/2018
11:00 AM

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Saturday Samplers
Sing, Unburied, Sing (2017) • Jesmyn Ward
An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, “Sing, Unburied, Sing” examines the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power – and limitations – of family bonds. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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07/24/2018
10:30 AM

The Radium Girls

Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women (2017) • Kate Moore
This book illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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09/08/2018
3:30 PM

Frankenstein

Saturday Samplers
Frankenstein (1818) • Mary Wollencraft Shelley
At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein who’s obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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09/25/2018
10:30 AM

Educated: A Memoir

Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant
Educated: A Memoir (2018) • Tara Westover
A universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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