Book Groups for the Next 30 Days

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Readers Rendezvous,The daytime book club(NIC)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:30 AM -- Nichols Library
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach - "Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. Space exploraiton is in some ways an exploration of what it means to be human. How much can a person give up?

Great Books Discussion Group (NID)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"The Man Who Would Be King" By Rudyard Kipling - Based on a Rudyard Kipling story and packed with spectacle, humor, excitement and bold twists of fate, John Huston's film of The Man Who Would be King earns its crown as "an epic like no other. One of the screen's great adventure yarns" (Danny Peary, Guide for the Film Fanatic). Sean Connery and Michael Caine -- chins out, shoulders squared and with a sly wink -- star as British Sargeants Danny Dravot and Peachy Carnehan. The Empire was built by men like these two. Now they're out to build their own empire, venturing into remote Kafiristan to become rich as kings-- Container.

Read Around the World Book Discussion(NSL)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga - Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life -- having nothing but his own wits to help him along.

Reader's Night Out (Other)

Monday, May 04, 2015 at 6:15 PM -- Other
Socialize with other readers at Quigley's Irish Pub (43 E. Jefferson St.) in downtown Naperville and share recent reads and favorite titles. Arrive at 6:15pm to purchase dinner, or join the group at 7pm for the discussion only.

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Criminal Spines Book Club (NBL)

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Sycamore Row by John Grisham.