The Patten Free Library Book Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at 3:00 pm in the Community Room. For the Fall session we match a pair of books, one fiction, one non-fiction on a discussion theme. New members are always welcome!
Fall ’23 Titles & Dates!
November 9: Fiction: Horse by Geraldine Brooks, and Nonfiction, Race Horse Men by Katherine Mooney. Setting: Antebellum South. Theme: thoroughbred racing, and the black jockey class.
January 11: Fiction: Barkskins by Annie Proux and Nonfiction: Beaverland: How one weird rodent made America by Leila Phillips. Setting: Broadly North America 17-20th c. Theme: ecological and economic history, colonization and natural history.