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Thursday Evening (in person)
Russian aristocrat, Count Alexander Rostov, who narrowly escapes execution during the Russian Revolution. A poem he wrote in University made him an early revolutionary hero so his life is spared, but he is sentenced to house arrest at the famed Metropol Hotel in Moscow. He is confined within the walls of the Metropol while the world outside changes.
Thursday, February 2, at 7pm
Wednesday Afternoons w/ Kiki
A historical debut about a nurse who chooses to save a baby’s life, and risks her own in the process, exploring the ties of motherhood and the little-known history of Coney Island and America’s first incubators.
Wednesday, February 8th, at 2pm
Online Zoom Book Club w/ Erin
A beautiful wedding veil connects dual timelines in this multi-generational story. The story opens as Julia anticipates her wedding and wearing a special veil, a family heirloom, that is believed to bring luck to the bride and ensure that she is marrying the love of her life. However, on her wedding day, a distraught Julia ends up as a runaway bride escaping to the Virgin Islands to reevaluate her love life. The past timeline (1914) introduces us to the Vanderbilt family as Edith is managing the estate after her husband’s sudden death and Cornelia, her free-spirited daughter, is torn between fulfilling her family obligations and striking out on her own.
Thursday, March 24th, at 7pm
The BLT Book Club
In this tender and evocative novel about love, hope, familial devotion, betrayal, and sacrifice, Thrity Umrigar shows us two courageous women trying to navigate how to be true to their homelands and themselves at the same time.
Thursday, February 9th, at 2pm