BOOK CLUB – Iron House, by John Hart

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The story portrays a murderer who no longer wishes to kill for the crime lord. Michael, the older brother, escapes the orphanage, taking the blame for a brutal murder. Years later, as an enforcer in New York’s organized crime world, Michael’s life … Read More

BOOK CLUB February – The Measure

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Step into a world where ordinary lives are forever altered by an extraordinary choice. Imagine an average day, filled with routine and familiarity. But today, everything changes. As you step outside, a mysterious wooden box awaits you, holding the key to your … Read More

BOOK CLUB January – O Caledonia

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In this atmospheric gothic tale, author Elspeth Barker skillfully captures the harsh climate of Scotland. Drawing comparisons to the works of the Brontës, Edgar Allan Poe, and Edward Gorey, the story immerses readers in a world of isolation and loneliness. The young … Read More

BOOK CLUB December – My Antonia

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“My Antonia” by Willa Cather is a novel that follows the life of Jim Burden, a young boy who moves to the Nebraska prairie in the late 19th century. He befriends Antonia Shimerda, a spirited and resilient immigrant girl from Bohemia. The … Read More

BOOK CLUB November – The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone

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“The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone” is a captivating exploration of the lives and art collections of Etta and Claribel Cone, two remarkable sisters who amassed an extraordinary collection of modern art in the early 20th century. … Read More

BOOK CLUB October – The Personal Librarian

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The Personal Librarian is a historical fiction novel based on the true story of Belle da Costa Greene, the first African American librarian of the Morgan Library in New York City. Set in the early 20th century, the story follows Belle as … Read More

Book Club July – The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

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July 20 at 2:30pm Meeting Downstairs in the Community Room. Are you looking for a new book to read? Join the SMCC Bookclub in exploring the world of “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Graham. This young adult novel follows the … Read More

BOOK CLUB June 22 – A People’s History of the United States, by Howard Zinn

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Thursday June 22, 2:30-4:30pm  The June book is A People’s History of the United States, by Howard Zinn. The chapters we’ll discuss are: (1) Columbus, the Indians and Human Progress; (2) Drawing the Color Line; (3) Persons of Mean and Vile Condition; (4) Tyranny … Read More

MAY 2023 – BOOK CLUB – On Tyranny Graphic Edition

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Date: May 18 Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm The Sandy Mush Book Club meet in the downstairs SMCC Community Room. Available from the Library Buncombe Library – Book (15) On Tyranny Graphic Edition: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder (Author), Nora Krug (Illustrator) … Read More

April 2023 – BOOK CLUB – We have always lived in the castle

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We have always lived in the castle By Shirley Jackson  (Author) Date: April 20, 2023 Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm The Sandy Mush Book Club meet in the downstairs SMCC Community Room. For more info please contact: [email protected] Available from the Library Click for … Read More

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