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-On the third Thursday of the month bring your lunch and discuss fiction and non-fiction books. Library staff will provide value-added content and lead the discussion. Drinks and desserts will be provided. [mailto:central@jmrl.org Send an email] to be added to our mailing list.+On the third Thursday of the month bring your lunch to the Central Branch of JMRL and discuss fiction and non-fiction books. Library staff will provide value-added content and lead the discussion. Drinks and desserts will be provided. [mailto:central@jmrl.org Send an email] to be added to our mailing list.
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?SEARCH=water+for+elephants '''Water for Elephants'''] by Sara Gruen *[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?SEARCH=water+for+elephants '''Water for Elephants'''] by Sara Gruen
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" '...Mr. Pulsifer, can a story actually be blamed for arson and murder?' 'Huh,' I said, then acted as if I were thinking about the question, which I should have been..." " '...Mr. Pulsifer, can a story actually be blamed for arson and murder?' 'Huh,' I said, then acted as if I were thinking about the question, which I should have been..."
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*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?SEARCH=team+of+rivals '''A Team of Rivals'''] by Doris Kearns Goodwin *[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?SEARCH=team+of+rivals '''A Team of Rivals'''] by Doris Kearns Goodwin

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On the third Thursday of the month bring your lunch to the Central Branch of JMRL and discuss fiction and non-fiction books. Library staff will provide value-added content and lead the discussion. Drinks and desserts will be provided. Send an email to be added to our mailing list.

- What made this novel uncomfortably but hysterically funny to me was how likable the protagonist becomes, even as he physically and emotionally devastates everything he touches, and struggles to mis-interpret his experience in novel ways. The novel (and our reading of other novels, our attempts to square our experience with our actions, our attempts to justify our existences) is summed up by the judge, just before sentencing him to 10 years in prison for burning Emily Dickinson's home.

" '...Mr. Pulsifer, can a story actually be blamed for arson and murder?' 'Huh,' I said, then acted as if I were thinking about the question, which I should have been..."


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