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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 39th 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:


March 4, 2015

My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
by Ari Shavit
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A complex and beautifully rendered history of the Jewish State and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by one of Israel's leading columnists.


April 1, 2015

My Beloved World
by Sonya Sotomayor
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An intimate and honest look at the life of the young Puerto Rican girl who grew up to become the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice.


May 6, 2015

The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
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A young boy named Theo survives an accident that kills his mother. Living with a friend's family after he is abandoned by his father, he becomes obsessed with a painting that reminds him of his mother, subsequently leading him to the art underworld.



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