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, April 13, at 6:30 p.m.
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
Amy Chua
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The Yale Law School professor and author of the best-selling World on Fire traces the rewards and pitfalls of a Chinese mother’s exercise in extreme parenting, describing the exacting standards applied to grades, music lessons and avoidance of Western cultural practices.

 

Thursday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m.
The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah
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Reunited when the elder’s husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific ways.

 

Thursday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m.
The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead
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After Cora, a slave in pre-Civil War Georgia, escapes with another slave, Caesar, they seek the help of the Underground Railroad as they flee from state to state and try to evade a slave catcher, Ridgeway, who is determined to return them to the South.