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Library Book Club returns

November 3, 2023 November 2023 No Comments

Like a book long overdue, the Library Book Club has returned to Martinborough Library. 

The club  is for anyone who loves reading and wants to share about books that have bought enjoyment, entertainment, and thought- provoking challenging truths. Here is an opportunity to discuss our discoveries with other readers. There is no set title: all books are welcome. 

In October it was a general getting to know each other, a discussion on the situation in Israel and presenting books that have caught our attention. 

For example ‘The Accidental Duchess’ by the Duchess of Rutland that gave an intriguing glimpse into the life of the nobility and as club member Teresa commented you could understand some of what the late Princess Diana found. 

‘The Woman in the White Kimono’ is a story of a Japanese  girl who refused an arranged marriage to an American sailor. This is set in Japan in the 1950’s and present day USA. The author is Ana Johns.

Or ‘Fire Weather’ by John Valliant, the account of the 2016 Fort McMurray fire in Canada, the evacuation of 90,000 people and the way this fire created it’s own weather. Scary stuff but topical as we come to terms with our hotter world.

As always it is a time of fun and a place where we can become sidetracked as we follow our individual trains of thought.

We meet on the third Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the library. Next meeting will be November 15 _  everyone is welcome.

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