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

  • September 8 · 7:00 PM

    Take a Break!

    9 Readers

    We're going to take September off.  Actually, we will meet on September 8 at the usual place and time to talk about books we have been and are reading, and pick some... Learn more
  • August 11 · 7:00 PM

    Plum Wine by Angela Davis-Gardner

    7 Readers | 5.00

    August's book tells the story of colliding cultures and the terrible consequences of war.  Barbara Jefferson becomes involved with two hibakusha, Japanese survivors of... Learn more
  • July 14 · 7:00 PM

    Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

    6 Readers | 3.00

    July's choice is a story of Eilis Lacey, who leaves her home in Ireland for Brooklyn, NY to find opportunity and also love, only to return and find possibilities she... Learn more
  • May 12 · 7:00 PM

    The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

    7 Readers

    June's choice is the story of a struggling bookstore owner whose life is turned around when he receives a mysterious package.  The package, and its effect on Fikry,... Learn more
  • April 14 · 7:00 PM

    The Lowlands by Jhumpa Lahiri

    4 Readers | 4.00

    April's choice was a National Book Award Finalist and Shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize.  The Lowland is the story of of two brothers bound by tragedy, a... 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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