Between the Lines
All are welcome to join our lively, informal book discussions held on the second Monday of each month at 7 pm. Fiction and non-fiction titles are chosen based on professional reviews, awards lists and recommendations from the group members. Refreshments provided. No registration needed, just drop in.
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel
March 10, 2014
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel (fiction)
by Maria Semple
A non-conformist family faces life among the wealthy suburbanites and techies in Seattle.
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
April 14, 2014
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats (non-fiction)
by Kristen Iversen
A memoir combined with investigative journalism of families growing up around the infamous Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant in Colorado. The author combines her families search for the "American Dream", all the while their livs are being destroyed by Rocky Flats.
May 12, 2014
by Frances Itani
Grieving widower Binosuke Okuma reexamines and relives his life as he takes a trans-continental trek from Montreal to British Columbia-his experiences in an internment camp for Japanese-Canadian citizens during World War II and his enstrangement from his family.
Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
June 9, 2014
Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm (non-fiction)
by Mardi Jo Link
Spend a year with newly-divorced Mardi and her sons surviving on sheer will on her farm near Traverse City.