Book Club - July 15th

The book selected for the July 15 meeting of the Riverton Area Book Club is:

Summit Lake, by Charlie Donlea.

Catherine Coulter of the New York Times describes this book as “A gem of a mystery, fast-paced and suspenseful.”  If you are a current member, books have been ordered by the library.  If you would like to join, call and we will order a copy for you.  if you have a question about your copy please call 217-629-6353. 

Hope you are enjoying your summer!  See you in July.

 


Pamm

Book Club

Last Saturday a small group discussed Born a Crime, Trevor Noah's reminiscences of his life in South Africa and the unique upbringing his mother provided him.

The June book selection takes us to India: we are reading Long Way Home: a memoir by Saroo Brierley. This book was published in 2015 and made into a movie called "Lion." Saroo was only about 5 years old when his story starts; he currently lives in Tasmania.

Next meeting is Saturday, June 17, at the Riverton Village Library at 10 am. Contact your library to get a copy of the book.

Book Club 5/20/17

Just a reminder that we will be meeting this Saturday at 10 am to laugh and groan about Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah.   His mom sounds like a real character and talking about her will be a belated way of observing Mother's Day.Old Capitol Art Fair also this weekend!Pamm

 

May Book Club

Hi, Readers!

 


Our May 20 selection is: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah, published in 2016.


Trevor Noah currently is the host of  "The Daily Show," a satirical news program on Comedy Central. The title of the book refers to his parents being of mixed race which was a crime at the time he was born. His story recounts his coming of age during apartheid in South Africa and its aftermath and the powerful influence of his mother.

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