Book Clubs

West University Library-Book Club Selection for March 3

White TeethTitle to be discussed : White Teeth, by Zadie Smith.  Date of meeting: Wednesday March 3, 11:00 am, at 6104 Auden.  Summary: "Epic in scale and intimate in approach, White Teeth is a formidably ambitious debut. First novelist Zadie Smith takes on race, sex, class, history, and the minefield of gender politics, and such is her wit and inventiveness that these weighty subjects seem effortlessly light.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Black Americans have played an essential role in shaping who we are as a nation, and continue to make important contributions in many ways.  February is recognized as Black History Month in order to bring to the public's attention these achievements.  Harris County Public Library is pleased to celebrate Black History Month with a variety of events for all ages; for example, this month many branches will be reading and discussing titles which were written by and/or about African Americans, during their Book Club meetings.  Some of the selections include: 

 

Book Club for Black History Month

Come join our book club in reading Sidney Poitier's Life Beyond Measure. Our group will meet on Monday, February 15 at 11 am. Ask at the desk for copies of the book and where to come for the book club. We would be glad to have you join.

Katy Branch Library - Who Dun it @ the Library?

The Book of Old HousesTitle to be discussed:  The Book of Old Houses by Sarah Graves.  Date of Meeting:  Saturday, February 6, 10:30am.  Summary: After finding a long-buried book underneath her 1823 fixer-upper - a book containing her name written in blood, Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree puts aside her hammer to find someone who's got the blueprint for a perfect murder.  Includes home repair tips. 

Bear Creek Book Club


The Bear Creek Book Club meets regularly on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. The book selection for February is The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery. This clever novel explores the upstairs-downstairs goings-on of a posh Parisian apartment building.

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Stratford Branch - Stratford Book Club

The Red ScarfTitle to be discussed: The Red Scarf, by Kate Furnivall. Date of meeting: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 10:00am, in the magazine/newspaper area of the library. Summary: Davinsky Labor Camp, Siberia, 1933: They've worked her like a slave - and almost starved her to death. March selection: The Age of Innocence.

Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Mystery Book Club

Join the Mystery Book Club on Wednesday, January 20th at 11:00 am to discuss “B” is for Burglar by Sue Grafton. Summary: Finding wealthy Elaine Boldt seems like a quickie case to Kinsey Millhone. The flashy widow was last seen wearing a $12,000 lynx coat, leaving her condo in Santa Teresa for her condo in Boca Raton. But somewhere in between, she vanished. Kinsey’s case goes from puzzling to sinister when a house is torched, an  apartment is burgled of worthless papers, the lynx coat comes back without Elaine, and her bridge partner is found dead. Soon Kinsey’s clues begin to form a capital M-not for missing, but for murder: and plenty of it.

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- El Club De Literatura Hispana

Un grito desesperadoTitle to be discussed: Un grito desesperado by Carlos Cuauhtemoc Sanchez. Date of meeting: Tuesday, February 23, at 6:00 PM. This is a bilingual book club.

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