Book Clubs

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

Strangers by Anita BrooknerTitle to be discussed:  Strangers by Anita Brookner.  Date of meeting:  Monday, August 16, 6:30 PM.  Summary:  Wishing to avoid the complications of turning down his cousin's widow's Christmas invitation, reclusive retiree Paul Sturgis sets off from the quietude of his London flat for a holiday in Venice. There he meets Mrs.

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Cutting for Stone by Abraham VergheseTitle to be discussed: Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese. Date of meeting: Thursday, July 22, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, July 23, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: An emotionally riveting multi-cultural family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home. August Selection: The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

MFAH Invites Book Clubs to Tour

My Antonia, by Will a CatherThis summer, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Book Club is featurinPalace of Illusions by Chitra DivakaruniMy Antonia by Willa Cather and Palace of Illusions by Chitra Divakaruni in conjunction with the exhibitions in their American Art gallery and the Arts of India gallery. Discussion of the books encourages fascinating conversation with and about the artists´ works on view. Local book clubs are invited to read these literary works and make reservations to come to the MFAH for a special tour.

Katy Branch - Spanish Book Club/Club Hispano de Libros

Spanish speakers, this month's book talk is on Wednesday, August 4 at 6:00p.m. when we will discuss Historia Viva: Memorias by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Bear Creek Book Club July Meeting

The Bear Creek Book Club met on Wednesday, July 7th to discuss the book Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. They will be meeting again on Wednesday, August 4th at 7 PM to discuss the book Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene. All are welcome to attend!

Bear Creek Mystery Book Club

Join us on July 21st at 11:00 am to discuss One for the Money by Janet Evanovich. You can always count on good conversation, good snacks and msytery!
 

Book Club Buzz

 stack of booksRead a good book, join in a great discussion, and have fun.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- Page Turners

Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind

Title to be discussed:  Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind, by Ann B. Ross.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, July 13, 6:30pm.  Summary: Wealthy widow of a minister learns to speak her mind.  The book is funny, light-hearted and fast paced.

Katy Branch - Spanish Book Club/Club Hispano de Libros

Spanish speakers, join us as we meet monthly for a book discussion.  On Wednesday, July 7, at 6:00p.m.,  we will discuss De Cómo las Muchachas García Perdieron el Acento by Julia Alvarez.

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