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Pratt Page-Turners Book Club

Join us for a discussion of The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams. This program has a hybrid format. Participate either in person or on Zoom.

"Widower Mukesh lives a quiet life in Wembley, in West London after losing his beloved wife. He shops every Wednesday, goes to Temple, and worries about his granddaughter, Priya, who hides in her room reading while he spends his evenings watching nature documentaries.

"Aleisha is a bright but anxious teenager working at the local library for the summer when she discovers a crumpled-up piece of paper in the back of To Kill a Mockingbird. It's a list of novels that she's never heard of before. Intrigued, and a little bored with her slow job at the checkout desk, she impulsively decides to read every book on the list, one after the other. As each story gives up its magic, the books transport Aleisha from the painful realities she's facing at home.

"When Mukesh arrives at the library, desperate to forge a connection with his bookworm granddaughter, Aleisha passes along the reading list...hoping that it will be a lifeline for him too. Slowly, the shared books create a connection between two lonely souls, as fiction helps them escape their grief and everyday troubles and find joy again."

— publisher description

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Free parking vouchers will be available to program attendees who park at the Franklin Street Garage (15 W. Franklin Street) while supplies last. Ask Pratt event staff for your parking voucher prior to or after the program. 

For more information about the Pratt Page-Turners, email fic@prattlibrary.org.

Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 11:00am to 12:30pm

Central Library, Poe Reading Room
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Type

Book Discussions, Virtual Event, Summer Break Baltimore

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Book Discussion

Event Publisher

Emily Levine, Manager of Adult Services

Digital Signage

Highlight

Registration Required

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