Scheduled Books for Discussion 

​March 24, 2020 - Becoming by Michelle Obama

April 28, 2020 - What if I Say the Wrong Thing  - Discussion Facilitated by Kyla Hanington of Prince George's County Human Relations Commission

Candidate Books for Discussion (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
Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the drug company that addicted America by Macy, Beth
An American marriage : a novel by Jones, Tayari
Fruit of the drunken tree : a novel by Rojas Contreras, Ingrid
Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo" by Hurston, Zora Neale.
Binti  by Okorafor, Nnedi
Another Brooklyn : a novel  by Woodson, Jacqueline, author.
The book woman of Troublesome Creek : a novel by Richardson, Kim Michele
Less : a novel  by Greer, Andrew Sean
The art of racing in the rain : a novel  by Stein, Garth
Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption by Stevenson, Bryan
Americanah by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi,
There there by Orange, Tommy
Parable of the sower by Butler, Octavia E.
I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer by McNamara, Michelle
They called us enemy by Takei, George
Before we were yours : a novel by Wingate, Lisa.              
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

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