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. 4 – “In the heart of Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex” by Nathaniel Philbrick
  • Feb. 1 – “Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin” by Jill Lepore
  • March 7 – “Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story” by Diane Ackerman
  • April 4 – “The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City and Sparked Tabloid Wars” by Paul Collins
  • May 2 – “Inside the Victorian Home: A Portrait of Domestic l.ife in Victorian England” by Judith Flanders
  • June 6 – “When Books Went to war: The Stories That Helped Us Win WWII” by Molly Guptill Manning
  • 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 –
  • October 9 –
  • November 6 –
  • December 4 –

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