Knit 1, Read Too!

Knit 1, Read Too!: The Magician's Assistant

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

A secretive magician's death becomes the catalyst for his partner's journey of self-discovery.

Knit 1, Read Too!: The Piano Teacher

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

In 1942, Englishman Will Truesdale falls headlong into a passionate relationship with Trudy Liang, a beautiful Eurasian socialite. But their affair is soon threatened by the invasion of the Japanese as World War II overwhelms their part of the world. Ten years later, Claire Pendleton comes to Hong Kong to work as a piano teacher and also begins a fateful affair. As the threads of this spellbinding novel intertwine, impossible choices emerge-between love and safety, courage and survival, the present, and above all, the past.

Knit 1, Read Too!: Cutting for Stone

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Knit 1, Read Too!: Elegance of the Hedgehog

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Knit 1, Read Too!: Children of God

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The only member of the original mission to the planet Rakhat to return to Earth, Father Emilio Sandoz has barely begun to recover from his ordeal when the Society of Jesus calls upon him for help in preparing for another mission to Alpha Centauri. Despite his objections and fear, he cannot escape his past or the future. Old friends, new discoveries and difficult questions await Emilio as he struggles for inner peace and understanding in a moral universe whose boundaries now extend beyond the solar system and whose future lies with children born in a faraway place.

Knit 1, Read Too!: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Perhaps the best-loved nineteenth-century American novel, Mark Twain's tale of boyhood adventure overflows with comedy, warmth, and slapstick energy. It brings to life and array of irresistible characters—the awesomely self-confident Tom, his best buddy Huck Finn, indulgent Aunt Polly, and the lovely, beguiling Becky—as well as such unforgettable incidents as whitewashing a fence, swearing an oath in blood, and getting lost in a dark and labyrinthine cave. This novel is the 2010 selection for Alabama's state-wide The Big Read.

Knit 1, Read Too: The Help

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another.

Knit 1, Read Too!: The Grapes of Wrath

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers.

Knit 1, Read Too!: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Knit 1, Read Too! - Olive Kitteridge

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Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

At the edge of the continent, in the small town of Crosby, Maine, lives Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher who deplores the changes in her town and in the world at large but doesn't always recognize the changes in those around her.

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