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    Book Club in a Bag

    Book Club in a Bag

    by Shannon S - 0 Comment(s)

    Did you know there are over 110 Book Club in a Bag titles for your club to borrow at the Calgary Public Library? Our Book Club in a Bag allows your book club to borrow ten copies of a popular book for up to six weeks. They also contain sample reviews and information on how to read a book for discussion, how to lead a book discussion and sample discussion questions. Click on the graphic to see a list of all of our wonderful titles available.

    Now if you don’t belong to a book club but want to see what you might be missing out on – well, you’re in luck! There are some really great books about book clubs. Check some of these out and see what goes on behind the pages!

    The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Fowler

    As six Californians get together to form a book club to discuss the novels of Jane Austen,

    their lives are turned upside down by troubled marriages, illicit affairs, changing relationships, and love.

    Summer Reading by Hilma Wolitzer

    The lives of three very different women--Lissy Snyder, an insecure newlywed and unwilling stepmother;

    her nosey housecleaner, Michelle; and Angela Graves, the head of a local book group--intersect over

    the course of a summer in the Hamptons.

    Reading Lolita in Tehran: a Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

    The author describes growing up in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the group of young women who came

    together at her home in secret every Thursday to read and discuss great books of Western literature.

    *Annotations courtesy of NoveList, a database that recommends fiction and non-fiction books by author, plot, setting and topic and includes book reviews.

    If you want to use this resource for great reads, just click here and log on with your Calgary Public Library card.


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