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2020-04-01 Some Tame Gazelle

By Barbara Pym
With Donna Burger, Readers' Services Librarian

Twitter Book Discussion
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8 PM

Love Twitter? Love reading? Join us for a book discussion of SOME TAME GAZELLE by Barbara Pym. Use #SPLReads to join the conversation. This title is available for instant download using your library card on Hoopla. Hoopla books can be read on your computer or smart device.

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Belinda and Harriet Bede live together in a small English village. Shy, sensible Belinda has been secretly in love with Henry Hoccleve—the poetry-spouting, married archdeacon of their church—for thirty years. Belinda’s much more confident, forthright younger sister Harriet, meanwhile, is ardently pursued by Count Ricardo Bianco. Although she has turned down every marriageable man who proposes, Harriet still welcomes any new curate with dinner parties and flirtatious conversation. And one of the newest arrivals, the reverend Edgar Donne, has everyone talking. A warm, affectionate depiction of a postwar English village, Some Tame Gazelle perfectly captures the quotidian details that make up everyday life. With its vibrant supporting cast, it’s also a poignant story of unrequited love.

2020-04-28 Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

By Dani Shapiro
With Jackie Ranaldo, Head of Readers' Services

Tuesday, April 28, 2020. 1 PM.

The author describes her staggering discovery that her father was not her biological father, tracing her efforts to uncover the truth from a half–century of family secrets to reestablish her sense of identity.

2020-05-12 Woman is no Man

By Etaf Rum
With Lisa Hollander, Readers' Services Librarian

Tuesday, May 12, 2020. 7:30 PM.

Three generations of Palestinian-American women in contemporary Brooklyn are torn by individual desire, educational ambitions, a devastating tragedy, and the strict mores of traditional Arab culture.

2020-05-26 Single Thread

By Tracy Chevalier
With Donna Burger, Readers' Services Librarian

Tuesday, May 26, 2020. 1 PM.

Facing limited prospects after the loss of her loved ones, a woman joins a circle of embroiderers continuing a centuries–long tradition at the Winchester Cathedral.