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Friday February 12, 2016
Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Jane Austen Book Club," the story of an American family, ordinary in every way but one--their close family relative was a chimpanzee.

 

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Friday March 11, 2016
Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Secret Daughter

Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Moving between two worlds and two families, one struggling to survive in the fetid slums of Mumbai, the other grappling to forge a cohesive family despite their diverging cultural identities, this powerful debut novel marks the arrival of a fresh talent.

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Friday April 8, 2016
Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Rabbit, RunRabbit, Run by John Updike

Harry Angstrom was a star basketball player in high school and that was the best time of his life. Now in his mid-20s, his work is unfulfilling, his marriage is moribund, and he tries to find happiness with another woman. But happiness is more elusive than a medal, and Harry must continue to run--from his wife, his life, and from himself, until he reaches the end of the road and has to turn back....

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Friday May 13, 2016
Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Set in the ethnic neighborhoods of Seattle during World War II and Japanese American internment camps of the era, the times and places are brought [stirringly] to life (Jim Tomlinson, author of "Things Kept, Things Left Behind").

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Friday June 10, 2016
Noontime Book Group
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

How to Be Both

How To Be Both by Ali Smith

Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. A true original, she is a one-of-a-kind literary sensation. Her novels consistently attract serious acclaim and discussion and have won her a dedicated readership who are drawn again and again to the warmth, humanity and humor of her voice.

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