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Kay Carlson Book Discussion Group
Meets the first Wednesday of the month except January and February at 10:00 a.m.

Beginning its 40th year, this group reads a variety of contemporary and classic fiction as well as nonfiction. Group members take turns facilitating the discussions.

Copies of the book selections are available for check out at the Library approximately one month before the discussion.

What We Are Reading:


June 1, 2016


Rabbit, Run
by John Updike
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Tired of the responsibilities of married life, 26-year-old Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, leaves his pregnant wife and home to "find himself."


July 6, 2016


The Boys in the Boat
by Daniel Brown
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A group of working class youths from the University of Washington rowing team complete a "Cinderella story" by defeating elite international teams to win a gold medal in Hitler's 1936 Olympics.


August 3, 2016


Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
by Annie Dillard
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A series of connected essays chronicling the author's year spent at Tinker Creek in Virginia's Blue Ridge Valley. Winner of the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction.


Look for future discussion titles to be posted later this summer.