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Arabian Nights Book Discussion Group - September The Crane Wife

The Crane Wife

One night, George Duncan - decent man, a good man - is woken by a noise in his garden. Impossibly, a great white crane has tumbled to earth, shot through its wing by an arrow. Unexpectedly moved, George helps the bird, and from the moment he watches it fly off, his life is transformed. The next day, a kind but enigmatic woman walks into George's shop. Suddenly a new world…

September 2 / 5:30 pm / Arabian

A Novel Idea - September The Princess Bride by William Goldman

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Join Gen X and Y'ers for lively book discussions. This month's discussion is The Princess Bride by William Goldman.

September 2 / 7 pm / Civic Center

Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group - September Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group

Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group

The Contemporary Literature Book Discussion group meets the second Wednesday of every month at Civic Center Library. The book for this month is The boys in the Boat : Nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown.

September 10 / 7 pm / Civic Center

How Did I Miss That One - September East Wind, West Wind

East Wind, West Wind

Join us for a lively discussion at Appaloosa Library. This month we will be discussing East Wind, West Wind by Pearl S. Buck. Newcomers welcome.

September 17 / 1 pm / Appaloosa

Literate Lizards - September The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles

Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they have learned, everything they hold dear. And that, before he is ready, he will be forced to surrender his friend to the hands of Fate. Set during the Trojan War.

September 18 / 4:30 pm / Mustang

Literate Lizards - October Property


October 16 / 4:30 pm / Mustang

Literate Lizards - November Small Island

Small Island

Told in four distinct voices, the winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2004 is a courageous novel of tender emotion and sparkling wit, encapsulating the most American of experiences: the immigrant's life.

November 20 / 4:30 pm / Mustang

Literate Lizards - December Fieldwork


Following his girlfriend to her new teaching position in Thailand, a young reporter researches the story of American anthropologist Martiya van der Leun, following her suicide in the Thai prison where she was serving a lengthy sentence for murder.

December 18 / 4:30 pm / Mustang

  • The Crane Wife
  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group
  • East Wind, West Wind
  • The Song of Achilles
  • Property
  • Small Island
  • Fieldwork
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