Bailey Cove Evening

Bailey Cove Evening: Let the Great World Spin

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

 Let the Great World Spin is the critically acclaimed author's most ambitious novel yet: a dazzlingly rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s.

 

Bailey Cove Evening: Echo Maker

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Set against the Platte River's massive spring migrations-one of the greatest spectacles in nature-The Echo Makeris a gripping mystery that explores the improvised human self and the even more precarious brain that splits us from and joins us to the rest of creation.
 

Bailey Cove Evening: A Visit from the Goon Squad

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

A Visit from the Goon Squad is a 2011 winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, and is being adapted by HBO into a television series.

Bailey Cove Evening: Bel Canto

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

"A strange, terrific, spellcasting story" ("San Francisco Chronicle"), "Bel Canto" engenders in the reader the very passion for art and the language of music that its characters discover.

Bailey Cove Evening: She's Come Undone

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Lamb's fine debut novel about the travails of a troubled young woman was originally published in 1992. After quietly drifting into obscurity, She's Come Undone today sits atop the best sellers lists thanks to Oprah Winfrey's on-air endorsement. Lovable loser Dolores Price bounces from one tragedy to the next, retaining only her cynical sense of humor.

Bailey Cove Evenings:The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 6:00pm

This is the long-awaited first novel from one of the most original and memorable writers working today. Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J. R. R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love.

Bailey Cove Evenings: In the Sanctuary of Outcasts

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Presents an account by a former publisher of New Orleans magazine of the time he spent in the prison known as the Long Center, the nation's last leper colony, for white-collar criminal activities, and the lessons he learned there about life's priorities.

Bailey Cove Evening Book Club

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Bailey Cove Evening Book Club will discuss "The Diaries of Adam and Eve and other stories" by Mark Twain.

Bailey Cove Evening: Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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