Event CancelledPageturners

When

Tue, May 12, 2020
6:30 to 7:30

First come, first served.

Pageturners

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors.

Read Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. From the seed of historical truth that is the death of President Lincoln's beloved 11-year-old son Willie, Saunders spins a story of familial love and loss that breaks free of its realistic, historical framework into a supernatural realm. Willie Lincoln finds himself in a strange purgatory where ghosts mingle, gripe, commiserate, quarrel, and enact bizarre acts of penance. Within this transitional state — called, in the Tibetan tradition, the bardo — a monumental struggle erupts over young Willie's soul.

Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Target audience:

Adults, 50+

Event type:

Book clubs & discussion groups

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