July and August Book Buzz Picks!

New books for you to read and discuss!

July 23, 7pm

Franktuary, 3810 Butler St.

The Unlikely Disciple / Kevin Roose

No drinking. No smoking. No cursing. No dancing. No R-rated movies. Kevin Roose wasn’t used to rules like these.  But when Roose leaves his Ivy League confines to spend a semester at Liberty University, a conservative Baptist school in Lynchburg, Virginia, obedience is no longer optional.

 

On July 23rd, come for Book Buzz – stay for trivia! Trivia @ Franktuary begins at 8pm.

 

August: The Jazz Age

 August 13th, 7pm

CLP – Lawrenceville

Rules of Civility / Amor Towles

Armed with little more than a formidable intellect, a bracing wit, and her own brand of cool nerve, Katey Kontent embarks on a journey from a Wall Street secretarial pool through the upper echelons of New York society in search of a brighter future.

 

August 27th, 7pm

720 Music, Clothes and Café, 4405 Butler St.

Jazz / Toni Morrison

The story of Joe Trace, a door-to-door salesman in his 50s, his mentally unstable wife, and his 18-year-old lover. Set in Harlem in the 1920s, the story captures the rhythms of the city and the bittersweet mood of African American life at a moment in our history we assumed we understood.

 

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