Fiction Old and New

We are excited to announce the beginning of a new book group called Fiction, Old and New. The group will discuss works of contemporary fiction, historical fiction, classics and works by authors of other countries. This group will be moderated by Sherry Wells and Michelle Bernstein.

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Fiction, Old and New discussing State of Wonder by Ann Patchett Hosted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A pharmacologist is sent to the Amazon to investigate the death of a colleague and the status of work on a new wonder drug. There's adventure in this book as well as interesting detail about living & doing research in the Amazon. And there's a mystery thrown in for good measure. Hope you can join us to discuss this interesting book.

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Fiction, Old and New will be discussing Lea Carpenter's engrossing debut novel, "Eleven Days" db 78046 Hosted on Tuesday, July 15, 2014

For the month of July only, we are meeting on the third Tuesday of the month instead of the usual meeting time of the second Tuesday evening of the month.

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Fiction, Old and New Above All Things Hosted on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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FICTION, OLD AND NEW NIGHT ROAD BY KRISTIN HANNAH, DB 73536 Hosted on Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Fiction, Old and New will be discussing Night Road by Kristin Hannah in the Book Nook Room of Accessibleworld.org on Tuesday, May 13th at 9:00 p.m.eastern time, 6:00 p.m. pacific time.

This is a story of how two families deal with a tragedy in their lives. Some handle it better than others but all the reactions are realistic & understandable. The characters are complex and well developed. You'll be rooting for them as they make their way through the consequences of their choices.

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FICTION OLD AND NEW, THE GOOD HOUSE DB 76232 Hosted on Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Fiction, Old and New will be discussing The Good House by Ann Leary.

Hildy Good is an alcoholic who thinks she has everything under control. She is not the only one in her community hiding secrets. This book gives us many strong & interesting characters whose stories intermingle in a small New England town. Come join us in April to discuss this excellent book!

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Fiction Old and New welcomes author Steve Yarbrough Hosted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

We will be discussing two of Steve's nine books. This does not mean that you need to read both novels unless you wish to. We will be discussing both "Prisoners of War "
(available on BARD and Bookshare) and "The Realm of Last Chances"
(available on Bookshare).

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Fiction, Old and New American Muslim author Ayad Akhtar's book, "American Dervish" Hosted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Fiction, Old and New will discuss American Muslim author Ayad Akhtar's book, "American Dervish" in the Book Nook Room on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. eastern standard time, 6:00 p.m. pacific time. American Dervish" is an extraordinary novel by the 2013 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama which depicts the range of the American Muslim family experience through the lives of a midwestern father, mother, their 10 old son and their extended family and friends. If you would like to read an introduction to this novel written by the author, here is the
link:

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Fiction Old and New Joanna Trollope's book "Daughters in Law" DB 74293 Hosted on Tuesday, January 14, 2014

discussing "Daughters in Law" by Joanna Trollope.

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Fiction, Old and New Welcomes Author Dana Spiotta Hosted on Tuesday, December 10, 2013

We will be discussing the novel, "Eat the Document", which was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award with author
Dana Spiotta. This novel succeeds on many levels- as a social commentary on the ways society has changed
from the 1970's when the story begins to the late 1990's; as a story of how children are affected by a family's secrets; as an

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FICTION, OLD AND NEW PRESENTS A DISCUSSION OF JOHN STEINBECK'S THE MOON IS DOWN Hosted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

John Steinbeck's "The Moon is Down" is a testament to the enduring
spirit of the individual and the democratic ideal as well as a
evocative study of the effect of war upon a town. This book was
written when Steinbeck offered his writing services to the United
States Government during the Second World War. Please join us in
the Book Nook Room on Tuesday, November 12 at 9:00 p.m. eastern
standard time, 6:00 p.m. pacific time to discuss the many compelling
issues in this very short
classic work. The BARD Annotation is below:

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