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A book club sponsored by Durham County Library that meets at East Regional Library. We read a variety of fiction and nonfiction. We like true crime, magical realism ,book club favorites, classics. Past books include Devil in the White City, the Soloist, Water for Elephants, Freakanomics, Age of Innocence, and The Book Thief.

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Recent Meetups

  • May 10 · 7:00 PM

    Visit Earth With Zelda

    7 Readers | 5.00

    In May's book, Guests on Earth by Lee Smith, we follow thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint, who  is admitted to Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, a mental... Learn more

  • April 12 · 7:00 PM

    Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    5 Readers

    April's selection was named one of The New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year for 2013.  Americanah follows the lives of two lovers, Ifemelu and Obinze,... Learn more

  • March 8 · 7:00 PM

    Orphan Train by Christina Kline

    7 Readers

    Orphan Train is a fictional account of the experience of Vivian, who was shipped to the Midwest after her parents died on one of the many orphan trains intended to bring... Learn more

  • February 9 · 7:00 PM

    Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon

    5 Readers

    I think you're gonna just have to plunge into this one.  The descriptions in the reviews are as sy-kay-delic as the book is supposed to be.  Our "hero", PI Doc Sportello... Learn more

  • January 12 · 7:00 PM

    Go to Paris with Papa Hemingway

    4 Readers

    January's selection is The Paris Wife by Paula McClain.  McClain writes about the marriage of Hadley Richardson Hemingway to you-know-who.  They meet and marry in... Learn more

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  • Jennifer founded 40 and over Durham County Library Book Club

    on December 16

Founded Dec 16, 2009

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