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…

March 2017: Hillbilly Elegy

March 2017: Hillbilly Elegy

Book: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by JD Vance When: Friday, March 31st, 7pm Summary: Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty…