Ludington's Friday Bookclub

 

 

Ludington Library's Bookclub for Adults 
 

Meets on the third Friday of each month at the Ludington Library at 9:30 am. Read and discuss books on interesting topics, local authors, trending events, and more.

 

Book Discussion Group - August 

The "Rabid Reader" Book Club welcomes new members anytime at the Ludington Library. Their next meeting will be September 18th at 9:30 a.m., reading "Dreamers of the Day" by Mary Doris Russell.


From Amazon.com: With prose as graceful and effortless as a seductive float down the Nile, Mary Doria Russell illuminates the long, rich history of the Middle East with a story that brilliantly elucidates today’s headlines. Agnes Shanklin, a forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio, has come into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt and the Holy Land. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel just as the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference convenes, she is freed for the first time from her mother’s withering influence and finds herself being wooed by a handsome, mysterious German. At the same time, Agnes–with her plainspoken American opinions–is drawn into the company of Winston Churchill, T. E. Lawrence, and Lady Gertrude Bell, who will, in the space of a few days, redraw the world map to create the modern Middle East. As they change history, Agnes too will find her own life transformed forever.  

 


Visit or call the Libraries at (231) 843-8465 or (231) 757-2588 to reserve a copy, or to ask about getting a copy through MeLCat. 
If you are interested in joining the Rabid Reader book group, or would like more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or ask for details at the Ludington Front Desk.

 

 
Upcoming Reading List:
October 16th: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr
November 20th: "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel (Michigan Reads, packets from Sue Carlson)
 

 

 

 

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