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First Church Book Group


The 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm September-June

Contact: Teresa Howe


The book group is open to all. The book group has its fall selections ready.  Here they are.

September 27     South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon Line to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani Perry Imani Perry's South to America is a travelogue and a look at the culture and history of the South.  Professor Perry won the National Book Award last year for this work.  She is a native of Alabama and is a Harvard University trained historian.  The review from the New York Times follows.  South to America is available through the Belmont Public Library in book format, large print and as a cd.  It's a little longer than what we usually read in that it's roughly 400 pages or 16 1/2 hours of listening.  You are most welcome to join the discussion even if you don't finish the book. Searching for America, South of the Mason-Dixon (Published 2022) 

October  25          Search: A Novel  by Michelle Huneven

November  29     Silent Spring by Rachel Carson  This is held on the Thursday after Thanksgiving so as not to interfere with holiday travel and preparations.

December 27     Poetry by Robert Frost 

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