Grafton Library Book Discussion Group

Grafton Library Book Discussion Group

Meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the group. Come for good conversation and light refreshments!


 

Thursday, August 10, at 6:30 p.m.
The Hearts of Men
Nickolas Butler
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A scarred Vietnam veteran and successful businessman reflects on his teen years as a social outcast and friend to a popular youth during a summer camp reunion marked by selflessness and an unthinkable event involving his friend’s family members.
 

Thursday, September 14, at 6:30 p.m.
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
Yuval Harari
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Examines the civilized world’s achievements in controlling famine, disease, and war while making provocative predictions about the evolutionary goals of the twenty-first century.
 

 

Thursday, October 5, at 6:30 p.m.
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir Of A Family And A Culture In Crisis
J.D. Vance
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Due to a scheduling conflict the group is meeting on the first Thursday of the month in October.
Shares the story of the author’s family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

 

 

 

Thursday, November 9, at 6:30 p.m.
Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng
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A story of the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family explores the fallout of the drowning death of Lydia Lee, the favorite daughter of a Chinese-American family in 1970s Ohio.
 

Thursday, December 14, at 6:30 p.m.
Death Stalks Door County
Patricia Skalka
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When a series of suspicious deaths disturbs the summer holiday mood on Wisconsin’s Door County peninsula, park ranger Dave Cubiak, a former Chicago homicide detective, reluctantly investigates and uncovers a web of betrayal and bitter rivalries.