August 2017: Infidel

August 2017: Infidel

Book: Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali When: Friday, August 25th, 7pm Summary: One of today’s most admired and controversial political figures, Ayaan Hirsi Ali burst into international headlines following the murder of Theo van Gogh by an Islamist who threatened that she would be next. She made headlines again when she…

May 2017: A Single Shard

May 2017: A Single Shard

Book: A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park When: Friday, May 26th, 7pm Summary: In this Newbery Medal-winning book set in 12th century Korea, Tree-ear, a 13-year-old orphan, lives under a bridge in Ch’ulp’o, a potters’ village famed for delicate celadon ware. He has become fascinated with the potter’s craft; he wants nothing…