The Tuesday Morning Group is meeting a week early, at 10am on September 12, to discuss Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue. In this novel, immigrants from Cameroon think the American dream is within their reach. Jende Jonga is the new chauffeur to Clark Edwards, an executive with Lehman Brothers in Manhattan, while his wife Neni is in college. Unfortunately, it’s 2007, and the recession is just around the corner.
The Tuesday Evening Group will meet again on October 24.
The Crime Readers are back from their summer break, meeting at Home Run Inn Pizza in Darien at 7pm on Thursday, September 21. They will be discussing Billy Bathgate, by E.L. Doctorow, and gathering at 6pm for an optional dinner. The Crime Readers are co-sponsored by the Indian Prairie Public Library.
Copies of the books are available at the Adult & Teen Services Reference Desk.