Worlds of Books

Worlds of Books is a discussion group for bibliophiles of all kinds. We plan to read and talk about books from any genre-mystery, romance, science, history, biography, humor, and anything else we can think of. When possible, we have an author join us or share a recorded interview.
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Worlds of Books Hosted on Sunday, April 20, 2014

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Worlds of Books Hosted on Sunday, March 16, 2014

On March 16 we will discuss THE MONSTER OF FLORENCE by Douglas Preston. This is true crime, the story of a serial killer in Italy, with whom the author becomes personally involved. It is available from bookshare and on BARD as DB66942.

Contact Mickey (mickeyprahin@gmail.com) or Vicky (prahin@hadley.edu) with questions. We hope you will join us on March 16!

Sincerely,
Vicky Prahin

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Worlds of Books Barbara Kingsolver's THE POISONWOOD BIBLE Hosted on Sunday, February 16, 2014

We will discuss POISONWOOD BIBLE in the February meeting of Worlds of Books. Find it on BARD as DB46882, order it in braille (BR11745), or download it from bookshare. This book explores what happens when everything a family believes in is taken apart and put back together. Contact Mickey (mickeyprahin@gmail.com) or Vicky (prahin@hadley.edu) with questions. We hope you will join us on February 16!

Sincerely,
Vicky Prahin

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World of Books MY BELOVED WORLD by Sonia Sotomayor Hosted on Sunday, January 19, 2014

On January 19, 2014, we will discuss MY BELOVED WORLD by Sonia Sotomayor, the first person of Hispanic descent to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Find this book on BARD (DB 76059) or as a braille book from NLS. It is also available on bookshare.

If you have questions, contact Mickey (mickeyprahin@gmail.com) or Vicky (prahin@hadley.edu).

Sincerely,

Vicky Prahin

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WORLDS OF BOOKS CHRISTMAS AT THE MYSTERIOUS BOOKSHOP Hosted on Sunday, December 15, 2013

We discussed CHRISTMAS AT THE MYSTERIOUS BOOKSHOP, edited by Otto Penzler (DB72892). This is a collection of short stories, all of which have two things in common: they are mysteries and have some connection to Christmas. We look forward to your comments and reactions.

Hope you will join us.

If you have questions, contact Mickey (mickeyprahin@gmail.com) or Vicky (prahin@hadley.edu).

Sincerely,

Vicky Prahin

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World of Books Snow by Ronald Damien Malfi Hosted on Sunday, November 17, 2013

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WORLDS OF BOOKS PRESENTS AUTHOR, KATHERINE ASHENBURG, THE DIRT ON CLEAN Hosted on Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Worlds of Books will present author Katherine Ashenburg at our regular time on Sunday, September 15. We read her book THE DIRT ON CLEAN in the spring. She will tell us about her background, talk about her books, and answer questions. If you have questions, contact Mickey (mickeyprahin@gmail.com) or Vicky (prahin@hadley.edu).

Sincerely,

Vicky Prahin

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World of Books Hosted on Sunday, June 16, 2013

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WORLDS OF BOOKS Matthew Algeo’s HARRY TRUMAN’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE: THE TRUE STORY OF A GREAT AMERICAN ROAD TRIP Hosted on Sunday, January 20, 2013

Worlds of Books” will meet on January 20 at 5:00 PM EST to discuss Matthew Algeo’s HARRY TRUMAN’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE: THE TRUE STORY OF A GREAT AMERICAN ROAD TRIP. It is on BARD (DB69543). This book, published in 2009, gives an account of the Trumans after they return to Missouri and the road trip they took in 1953.

Have questions? Contact Mickey Prahin (mickeyprahin@gmail.com) or Vicky Prahin (prahin@hadley.edu).

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ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS WORLDS OF BOOKS A CHRISTMAS GUEST, by Anne Perry Hosted on Sunday, December 16, 2012

Worlds of Books will meet Sunday, December 16, at 5 PM EST in the Book Nook. Our book is A CHRISTMAS GUEST, by Anne Perry. The db number is 61671, the braille is br 16464, and it is available on Bookshare.

Hope to see you there. It's a short book, in deference to us all being busy during the holiday season.

Mickey Prahin (mickeyprahin@gmail.com) or Vicky Prahin (Prahin@hadley.edu) with questions.

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