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 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).

Download worldsofbooks-01-20-13.mp3 29.27 MB Hosted on Sunday, January 20, 2013

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.

Download worldsofbooks-12-16-12.mp3 26.09 MB Hosted on Sunday, December 16, 2012

WORLDS OF BOOKS DISCUSSES THE COPPER BEACH BY MAEVE BINCHY DB 37015 Hosted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

The “Worlds of Books” group will discuss THE COPPER BEECH by Maeve Binchy on Sunday, November 18, 5:00 EST. Find it on BARD as DB37015; it is also available from bookshare.

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

Download worldsofbooks-11-18-12.mp3 24.28 MB Hosted on Sunday, November 18, 2012

WORLDS OF BOOKS S. J. Rozan’s ABSENT FRIENDS Hosted on Sunday, October 21, 2012

We discussed S. J. Rozan’s ABSENT FRIENDS, DB63533 (also available on bookshare). Contact Mickey Prahin (mickeyprahin@gmail.com) or Vicky Prahin (Prahin@hadley.edu) with questions.

Download worlds-books-10-21-12.mp3 30.18 MB Hosted on Sunday, October 21, 2012

WORLDS OF BOOKS, discussing THE INTERVIEW ROOM by Roderick Anscombe, db66703 Hosted on Sunday, September 16, 2012

We will discuss THE INTERVIEW ROOM by Roderick Anscombe, db66703. It is also available on bookshare.

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

Download worldsofbooks-09-16-12.mp3 27.62 MB Hosted on Sunday, September 16, 2012

ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS WORLDS OF BOOKS discussing THE BUDDHA IN THE ATTIC by Julie Otsuka Hosted on Sunday, August 19, 2012

We will discuss THE BUDDHA IN THE ATTIC by Julie Otsuka. This Historical Fiction is just over four hours long. The BARD annotation says:

In the early 1900s a group of Japanese women, mainly daughters of Buddhist farmers, sail to San Francisco as mail-order brides. Most discover a life of
hard labor and prejudice. their children grow up American--but then come the World War II Internment camps. PEN/Faulkner Award. Bestseller. 2011.
Download The Buddha in the Attic, DB73858.

It is also available from bookshare.

Download worldsofbooks-08-19-12.mp3 17.81 MB Hosted on Sunday, August 19, 2012

Worlds of Books The Picture of Dorian Gray Hosted on Sunday, July 15, 2012

Worlds of Books The Picture of Dorian Gray

Download worlds-books-picture-dorian-gray-07-15-12.mp3 25.22 MB Hosted on Sunday, July 15, 2012

WORLDS OF BOOKS PRESENTS AUTHOR LYNN AUSTIN Hosted on Sunday, June 24, 2012

A Live interview with author Lynn Austin

Download worlds-books-06-24-12-live-interview-lynn-austin.mp3 21.49 MB Hosted on Sunday, June 24, 2012

ACCESSIBLE WORLD AND WORLDS OF BOOKS PRESENTS INNOCENT MAN BY JOHN GRISHAM, DB63332 Hosted on Sunday, June 17, 2012

we discussed John Grisham’s THE INNOCENT MAN: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town. The BARD blurb reads, “In 1982, a twenty-one-year-old cocktail waitress was raped and murdered in Ada, Oklahoma. Five years later, a former Oakland A's pitcher and his friend

Download worldsofbooks-06-17-12.mp3 15.24 MB Hosted on Sunday, June 17, 2012

WORLDS OF BOOKS DISCUSSES A WOMAN’S PLACE BY LYNN AUSTIN, DB 67644 Hosted on Friday, May 25, 2012

Join us for the next meeting of “Worlds of Books” on Sunday, May 20, 2012, at 5:00 EDT. we will discuss A WOMAN’S PLACE by Lynn Austin, DB67644; the book is also available from bookshare. The story describes the lives of four women who have to adjust to major changes in their roles during World War II.

We look forward to a lively discussion. If you have questions, contact Mickey Prahin (mprahin@gcfn.org) or Vicky Prahin (Prahin@hadley.edu).

Download worldsofbooks-05-25-12-womans-place-lynn-austin.mp3 24.68 MB Hosted on Friday, May 25, 2012

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