Marshall Afternoon Book Club
If you like a variety of genres, you will enjoy the eclectic assortment of titles chosen by this book club, including classics, fiction, non-fiction and best sellers.
Once a month, fellow readers meet to discuss a chosen book and related topics. Lively discussions are guaranteed. Refreshments are provided by Friends of the Library. Books are chosen through popular vote by the members of the group and are read from January through November. A summer picnic and a holiday party are always part of the reading year.
Where: John Marshall Library
When: 1 p.m., 2nd Wednesday of the month
More info: (540) 422-8527 or e-mail Deborah Cosby, John Marshall Branch Manager
2018 Dates and Selections
- Jan. 10: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
- Feb. 14: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
- March 14: Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan
- April 11: Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog and the Triumph at Ground Zero by Michael Hingson
- May 9: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
- June 13: This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel
- July 11: Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks
- Aug. 8: Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times by Joel Richard Paul (or a book of your choice about John Marshall)
- Sept. 12: Behold the Dreamers: A Novel by Imbolo Mbue
- Oct. 10: The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
- Nov. 14: WW I selection of your choice
- Dec. 12: Holiday party!