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@ Shaker Library book group Opportunities book group Opportunities The Library offers many opportunities for residents to join together to discuss books. Browse the many options, choose one or more of the books, and join in a lively There’s a new Hospice House on the eastside Maltz Hospice House and Palliative Care Pavilion • On Montefiore’s Beachwood campus • Beautiful living and dining areas for the entire family • Dedicated entrance and parking • Spacious hospice house rooms with patios Hospice care also available in your home To schedule a tour or learn more, call the hospice office at 216.910.2650 One David N. Myers Parkway, off Cedar Road Take a vir tual tour at mon tefiorecare.org Montefiore A Caring Community 22 ShAKerONLINE.COM | FALL 2015 discussion with your neighbors. Whether at the library or at the pub, a good discussion is guaranteed and you may view the book in a totally new light. Book Buzz: 10 am Tuesday, October 13, The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, this tale follows the legendary John Brown through his historic raid on Harpers Ferry. The funny yet unflattering narration is told by a slave boy mistaken for a girl, who is swept up into Brown’s band of rabble-rousers and misfits. Mystery Book Discussion: 7:30 pm Tuesday, October 13, Malice by Keigo Higashino. When famous novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found dead in a locked room in his locked house by his best friend and his wife, Detective Kyochiro Kaga must uncover the truth of the past to determine who committed the brutal crime. Fourth Tuesday Book Discussion: 2 pm Tuesday, October 27, The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown. The author traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler’s 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower. Book Buzz: 10 am Tuesday, November 10, City of Thieves by David Benioff. Set during the siege of Leningrad in World War II, this darkly comic story follows two young men who can avoid their executions only if they can fulfill a Soviet colonel’s nearly impossible assignment of finding a dozen eggs for his daughter’s wedding cake. Mystery Book Discussion: 7:30 pm Tuesday, November 10, The Ways of the Dead by Neely Tucker. A Washington D.C. judge’s daughter is found dead and three young black men are accused of her murder. Against pressure from the local police and his own boss, veteran reporter and functioning alcoholic, Sully Carter, investigates old, unsolved murders and discovers a connection between them and the current case. Adult & Teen Book Discussion: 7 pm Thursday, November 12, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. Join in a group discussion led by the Shaker Heights High School Student Group on Race Relations on the groundbreaking book that jumpstarted a national dialogue on mass incarceration as a tool of racism. Fourth Tuesday Book Discussion: 2 pm Tuesday, November 24. Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson. In this shattering and iconic American novel, Smith Henderson explores the complexities of freedom, community, grace, suspicion, and anarchy, brilliantly depicting our nation’s disquieting and violent contradictions. Book Buzz: 10 am Tuesday, December 8, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. Through an analysis of research in biology, psychology, neuroscience, and evolution, Susan Cain not only defends the under-


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