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Brown Bag Book Club -- The Sympathizer by Viet Than Nguyen
Nov
1
1:00 AM01:00

Brown Bag Book Club -- The Sympathizer by Viet Than Nguyen

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The Brown Bag Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at 1 P.M.

The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as six other awards, The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal. The narrator, a communist double agent, is a "man of two minds", a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who arranges to come to America after the Fall of Saigon, and while building a new life with other Vietnamese refugees in Los Angeles is secretly reporting back to his communist superiors in Vietnam.

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Brown Bag Book Club, News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Oct
4
1:00 PM13:00

Brown Bag Book Club, News of the World by Paulette Jiles

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The Brown Bag Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at 1 P.M.

In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, and trust.

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Brown Bag Book Club, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
Sep
6
1:00 PM13:00

Brown Bag Book Club, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

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The Brown Bag Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at 1 P.M.

#1 New York Times bestseller, named by the Times as one of the "6 books to help understand Trump's win" and soon to be a major motion-picture directed by Ron Howard.

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