New books for you to read and discuss!
July 23, 7pm
Franktuary, 3810 Butler St.
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
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.
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.