Historical Book Club

The historical book club meets from 7 to 8 p.m. on┬áthe first Monday of each month, unless otherwise noted. The month’s selection is on display at the Harrison circulation desk and copies are made available for checkout. The group meets in the Community Room at Harrison. New readers welcome!

2017 Schedule (tentative; further selections TBA):

  • Jan. 9 – “The Whiskey Rebels: A Novel” by David Liss
  • Feb. 6 – “Liberty’s Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty” by Elizabeth Mitchell
  • March 6 – “The Inventor and the Tycoon: The Murderer Eadweard Muybridge, the Entrepreneur Leland Stanford, and the Birth of Moving Pictures” by Edward Ball
  • April 3 – “All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel” by Anthony Doerr
  • May 1 – “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II” by Denise Kiernan
    June 5 – “The Silver Pigs” by Lindsey Davis
  • July 3 – “The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Piece of Cheese” by Michael Paterniti
  • August 7 – “Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble” by Marilyn Johnson
  • September 11 – “The Last of the Doughboys: the Forgotten Generation and their Forgotten World War” by Richard Rubin
  • October 2 – “The Son” by Philipp Meyer
  • November 6 – “The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder” by Daniel Stashower
  • December 4 – “A Lonely Death: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery” by Charles Todd

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