Next Book for Discussion 


 September 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm when we will discuss The Island of Sea Women. This is the Maryland One Book for 2020. The meeting be virtual on Zoom. Email mike@mdcsr.com to be included in the book discussion meeting. 




Candidate Books for Discussion

(in order of preference as voted on by the Book Discussion group)

  • Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption by Stevenson, Bryan
  • Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo" by Hurston, Zora Neale
  • There there by Orange, Tommy
  • I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer by McNamara, Michelle
  • ​Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America by Macy, Beth
  • The book woman of Troublesome Creek : a novel by Richardson, Kim Michele
  • Binti  by Okorafor, Nnedi



                 

  Other Books in PGCMLS CRAB Program

  • Eloquent rage : a black feminist discovers her superpower by Cooper, Brittney C
  • How to be an antiracistby by Kendi, Ibram X
  • An American marriage : a novel by Jones, Tayari
  • Fruit of the drunken tree : a novel by Rojas Contreras, Ingrid
  • Another Brooklyn : a novel  by Woodson, Jacqueline
  • Less : a novel  by Greer, Andrew Sean
  • The art of racing in the rain : a novel  by Stein, Garth
  • Americanah by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
  • Parable of the sower by Butler, Octavia E.
  • The library book by Orlean, Susan

                           



Recent Books Discussed


  • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek & Before We Were Yours 8/25/2020
  • Reader's Choice Virtual Discussions 5/26/2020, 6/23/2020, 7/28/2020
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama 3/24/2020
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 2/25/20
  • ​​Born a Crime by Trevor Noah 1/28/20
  • All the Light We Cannot See, Tuesday, 11/26/2019
  • What the Eyes Don't See by Mona Hanna-Attisha,  Maryland One Book selection, Tuesday, 10/22/19
  • Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman   Tuesday, 9/24/19 
  • Hidden Figures  by Margot Lee Shetterly  Tuesday, 8/27/19
  • Educated: A Memoir   by Tara Westover Tuesday, 7/23/19 
  • The First Congress  by Fergus Bordeviche  Tuesday, 6/25/19
  • The Nightingale  by Kristin Hannah Tuesday, 5/28/19
  • Leadership in Turbulent Times  by Doris Kerns Goodwin  Tuesday, 4/23/19 
  • Sunburn  by Laura Lippman Tuesday, 3/26/19 
  • Things that Matter  by Charles Krauthammer Tuesday, 2/26/19
  • The Woman in Cabin 10  by Ruth Ware Tuesday, 1/22/19

Book Discussions

The Fourth Tuesday of the Month

 7:30pm


Looking for an interesting and stimulating activity?  How about a book discussion at the Laurel Library? All are welcome, just come to the next meeting