Food For Thought Book Group

Food For Thought Book Group

Regular meetings are usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Library, and reading selections alternate between fiction and nonfiction. New members are always welcome. Stop by the Help Desk to pick up your copy of the next book.

 

Burning Marguerite by Elizabeth Inness-Brown – Wed. March 20th

One winter morning James Jack Wright finds ninety-four-year-old Marguerite Deo—the woman he has always known as “Tante”—lying dead in the woods outside his cabin, clad only in a flowered nightgown. With this arresting scene, Elizabeth Inness-Brown ushers readers into her mysterious and lyrical narrative, the story of two closely braided lives that forces a reconsideration of our notions of maternity, loyalty, love, and perhaps death itself.

 

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver – Wed. April 17th

Kingsolver’s riveting story concerns a young wife and mother on a failing farm in rural Tennessee who experiences something she cannot explain, and how her discovery energizes various competing factions–religious leaders, climate scientists, environmentalists, politicians–trapping her in the center of the conflict and ultimately opening up her world.