Young Professionals

Young Professionals Book Club: The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

We are looking forward to a fun discussion about Tom Rachman's highly acclaimed debut novel, The Imperfectionists. It was selected as an Amazon.com  "Best Book of the Month" (April 2010), and praised by the New York Times as being "so good I had to read it twice simply to figure out how he (Tom Rachman) pulled it off."

Please join us Wednesday, June 15, at 7 pm in our Main branch.

Synopsis on Amazon.com:

Young Professionals Book Club: Freakonomics

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for what is sure to be a dynamic and stimulating conversation about our club's first nonfiction book , Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.

Please note: The Young Professionals Book Club which normally meets on the third Wednesday of the month will be meeting on the fourth Wednesday of May, (May 25) for this month only.

We will meet at 7 pm on Wednesday, May 25, in meeting room C of the Main branch.

Young Professionals Book Club: Wonder Boys

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us on Wednesday, April 20th for a fun conversation about this critically acclaimed book by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Michael Chabon.

Booklist summary of Wonder Boys:

Young Professionals Book Club

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a lively discussion about this intriguing and entertaining mystery!

We will meet at 7 pm on Wednesday, March 16, in meeting room C, in the second floor of the Main branch.

Contact Luisa at lmorenilla [at] hmcpl [dot] org with any questions about the Young Professionals Book Club.

Booklist review of The Hangman's Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch:

Young Professionals Book Club: How to Talk to Girls About Duran Duran

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This month we're embarking on a flashback to the 80's with Rob Sheffield's newest book, Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut.

Publisher's Weekly praises the book:

Young Professionals Book Club: Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Please join us for a candid and lively discussion about this controversial classic.

Young Professionals Book Club: Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Now hailed as an American classic, "Tropic of Cancer," Henry Miller's masterpiece, was banned as obscene in this country for twenty-seven years after its first publication in Paris in 1934.

Young Professionals Book Club: The Help

Location: Main Library Meeting Room D
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

This month the Young Professionals Book Club is going in a slightly different direction, as we read and discuss this new, bestselling, and highly acclaimed novel by Kathryn Stockett. Please join us for what is sure to be a passionate and fascinating conversation about race, class, and social constructions in the South.

Young Professionals: Flight, by Sherman Alexie

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a lively discussion about the entertaining and thought-provoking novel Flight, by Sherman Alexie. The New York Times calls Alexie an author with "an impressive literary reputation as a bold writer who goes straight for the aorta. He is in the business of making his readers laugh and cry. And his most recent novel [Flight] is no exception."

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