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The Overstory (2019) • Richard Powers
From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Free. No sign-up is needed.
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The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother (1996) • James McBride
James McBride, journalist, musician and son, explores his mother’s past, as well as his own upbringing and heritage in this poignant autobiography. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!
The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83¼ years old (2017) • Hendrik Groen
An international bestseller, this is a funny and tender-hearted tale about friendship, love, and an old man who is young at heart. Technically speaking, Hendrik Groen is….elderly. But at age 83¼, this feisty, indomitable curmudgeon has no plans to go out quietly. Free. No sign-up is needed.
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane (2017) • Lisa See
A powerful story about circumstances, culture, and distance, “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” paints an unforgettable portrait of a little known region and its people and celebrates the bond of family. It’s a moving novel about tradition, tea farming, and the bonds between mothers and daughters. Free. No sign-up is needed.