Woodstock Book Club

When:
August 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/New York Timezone
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Where:
Christian Science Reading Room
89 Tinker St
Woodstock, NY 12498
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Woodstock Library
845-679-2213

 

November’s selection: Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin

Moving in with his reclusive artist aunt after his mother’s death, 11-year-old Marcus learns the story of a local cottage from which a family disappeared during a hurricane half a century earlier, a tragedy that compels him to explore the cottage, where he meets a ghost with a mysterious agenda.

December’s selection: Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

Shares the poignant story of the author’s family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of the middle-class life and the collective demons of the past.