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OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute was previously Encore.  OLLI groups meet on the second Tuesday at 2:30 pm.  

Dec. 11 – meeting canceled because of snow; December's book will be added to Jan. discussion

2019

Jan. 8 – Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen and King Peggy by Peggielene Bartels    

Feb. 12 – Flash Boys by Michael Lewis    

Mar. 12 – Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue    

April 9 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (Paperback not yet released)    

May 14 – Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan    

June 11 – The Radium Girls by Kate Moore    

July 9 – America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray    

Aug. 13 – Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Adichie    

 

Alternate Side: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525509875
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 13th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Captures the angst and anxiety of modern life with . . . astute observations about interactions between the haves and have-nots, and the realities of life among the long-married.”—USA Today


King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307742810
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Published: Anchor - February 12th, 2013

The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa.
 


Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393351590
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 23rd, 2015

"Guaranteed to make blood boil." --Janet Maslin, New York Times


Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525509714
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 26th, 2017

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy


A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780670026197
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - September 6th, 2016

A perfect holiday gift.

“The book is like a salve. I think the world feels disordered right now. The count’s refinement and genteel nature are exactly what we’re longing for.” Ann Patchett


Under the Wide and Starry Sky: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345516541
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 23rd, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.


The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492650959
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Published: Sourcebooks - March 6th, 2018

A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller

"the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still."--NPR Books

The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger


America's First Daughter: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062347268
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 1st, 2016

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Half of a Yellow Sun Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400095209
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Published: Anchor - September 4th, 2007

A haunting story of love and war from “one of the world’s great contemporary writers” (Barack Obama), the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists.