Next Book for Discussion 


 June 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm - Reader's Choice. Members of the Book Discussion group (and all are welcome) will select a book they've read and enjoyed and will take a couple of minutes to describe the book to the group. Email Mike@mdcsr.com for a link to the virtual (Zoom) 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

Before we were yours : a novel by Wingate, Lisa



                    Other Books on the list from the PGCMLS CRAB Program
Eloquent rage : a black feminist discovers her superpower by Cooper, Brittney C
How to be an antiracistby 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, author.
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 Woman in Cabin 10  by Ruth Ware Tuesday, 1/22/19
  • Things that Matter  by Charles Krauthammer Tuesday, 2/26/19
  • Sunburn  by Laura Lippman Tuesday, 3/26/19 
  • Leadership in Turbulent Times  by Doris Kerns Goodwin  Tuesday, 4/23/19 *
  • The Nightingale  by Kristin Hannah Tuesday, 5/28/19
  • The First Congress  by Fergus Bordeviche  Tuesday, 6/25/19
  • Educated: A Memoir   by Tara Westover Tuesday, 7/23/19 
  • Hidden Figures  by Margot Lee Shetterly  Tuesday, 8/27/19
  • Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman   Tuesday, 9/24/19 
  • What the Eyes Don't See by Mona Hanna-Attisha,  Maryland One Book selection, Tuesday, 10/22/19
  • All the Light We Cannot See, Tuesday, 11/26/2019
  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah 1/28/20
  • ​Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 2/25/20
  • ​​March 24, 2020 - Becoming by Michelle Obama


Book Discussions

The Fourth Tuesday of the Month

 7:30pm in a Library Conference Room


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