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Beloved

Now meeting at both 11:00am and 5:30pm! Join the Broad Street Readers on Tuesday October 15th to discuss Toni Morrison’s magnificent Pulitzer Prize–winning work, Beloved—first published in 1987—which brought the wrenching experience of slavery into the literature of our time. … Continue reading

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The News of the World

Now meeting at both 11:00am and 5:30pm! Join the Broad Street Readers on Tuesday September 24th to discuss Paulette Jiles’ News of the World, an adventure story set in the aftermath of the Civil War that explores the boundaries of … Continue reading

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Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk

Now meeting at both 11:00am and 5:30pm! Join the Broad Street Readers on Tuesday, August 27th to discuss Kathleen Rooney’s Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk. A love letter to city life in all its guts and grandeur, Lillian Boxfish Takes … Continue reading

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Lucky Us

Now meeting at both 11:00am and 5:30pm! Join the Broad Street Readers on Tuesday, June 11th to discuss Amy Bloom’s Lucky Us, the story of two sisters seeking fame and fortune in the 1940s. Praise for Lucky Us: “In an … Continue reading

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Magpie Murders

Now meeting at both 11:00am and 5:30pm! Join the Broad Street Readers on Tuesday May 28 for a discussion of Anthony Horowitz’s Magpie Murders, a dark take on vintage English crime fiction in which the reader becomes the detective. Praise … Continue reading

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White Chrysanthemum

Now meeting at both 11:00am and 5:30pm! Join the Broad Street Readers for a discussion of White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht, the story of sisters separated by WWII in Korea.  Suspenseful, hopeful, and ultimately redemptive, White Chrysanthemum tells a … Continue reading

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The Friend

Now meeting at both 11:00am and 5:30pm! Join the Broad Street Readers for a discussion of Sigrid Nunez’ 2018 National Book Award winner, The Friend, which the Wall Street Journal calls a “beautiful book … crammed with a world of … Continue reading

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Reading With Patrick

Now meeting at both 11:00am and 5:30pm! Join the Broad Street Readers for a discussion of Reading With Patrick, Michelle Kuo’s account of her relationship with a former student who is jailed for murder. Praise for Reading With Patrick: “Honest, … Continue reading

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Kitchens of the Great Midwest

Join the Broad Street Readers in January when we discuss “Kitchens of the great Midwest” by J. Ryan Stradal, a fictional tale exploring the culinary landscape of the American heartland and the making of a star chef.  The Broad Street … Continue reading

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A Map of Betrayal

Join the Broad Street Readers in November when they discuss A Map of Betrayal by Ha Jin, a tale of espionage, honor, and conflicted loyalties in the intertwined histories of China and the United States and in the lives of two families. Praise … Continue reading

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