Great Reads Book Club

Great Reads Book Club is an adult reading/discussion group sponsored by the Friends of the Macomb Public Library.  It meets from September through May (except for November and December) on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.   The book club will meet at the meeting room in the library.

All interested readers are invited to attend.  Members are encouraged to read the scheduled book before the meeting to make the discussion more meaningful.  This is an organization with no dues, no officers, no by-laws and just one purpose—reading and discussing good books.

A  copy of  the selected books can be ordered at the New Copperfields Book Service on the Macomb Square.   Titles not owned by Macomb Public Library may also be requested through inter-library loan. Please try to submit requests at least 4 weeks before a title’s discussion date.   Also,  if the books is available as an eBook, our library will order a copy.

2017 – 18 Schedule:

July 19:  (5:30 pm)  Summer pot luck and joint meeting at Kim Cunningham’s home, 321 E. Grant St. “The Crossing Place” by Ellie Griffiths.

September 13:   “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah.  Discussion led by Lois Ganyard.

October 11:   “The Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir About a Family and Culture in Crisis” by  J. D. Vance.   Discussion led by Becky Parker.

November 8:    “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrick Backman.   Discussion led by Kim Cunningham.

December 13:   Christmas Party—joint meeting with the Mystery Book Club TBA

January 10:  “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett.  Discussion leader TBA.

February 14:  “The Orphan Master’s Son” by Adam Johnson.   Discussion led by Mary Elizabeth Vos.

March 14:  “Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson” by William Elliot Hazelgrove.   Discussion leader Gloria Hurh.

April 11:  “The Children Act” by Ian McEwan.  Discussion leader Polly Upton.

May 9:  “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley.  Discussion leader TBA.

At the March meeting members nominate books for the next year and vote on the nominees at the April meeting.

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