Virtual Books @ Noon--July 2020 Picks

Created on April 27, 2021, 8:49 am

Last Updated April 27, 2021, 8:49 am

On the first Tuesday of every month, an intrepid group of readers meets at noon to talk about the best books they've read during the month. These are their stories. [Cue CSI Theme Music]
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Nina is reading and processing this recent non-fiction about Russia.
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Jane read this recent psychological thriller about a woman with Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy and her daughter.
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Sandra loved how all these vignettes of Churchill's past lined up together to create a truly interesting look at his life.
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Carolyn read this novel about two light-skinned African American twins, one who chose to abandon her family and live as a white woman, the other who maintained her African American identity. At its core, this is a book about identity.
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Bill read this one (and the rest of this trilogy) because it had a lot of philosophy of math, which is right up his alley.
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Bonnie enjoyed this historical fiction with a mystery that centered around women and mental illness (and the historical phenomenon whereby women were institutionalized by men in their lives even when they were not mentally ill). From England to Venice, with a guest appearance by Cole Porter, this had a lot of Bonnie's appeal factors built right in!
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Jane B kicked up off with this post Civil war historical novel about formerly enslaved people searching for their ancestors.
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