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West End Library Book Group with Gemma Tansey

Wednesday, May 1 at 7pm

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

A coming-of-age tale told in the first person. The protagonist, 13-year-old Theodore Decker, survives a terrorist bombing at an art museum where his mother dies. While staggering through the debris, he takes with him a small Dutch Golden Age painting called The Goldfinch. It becomes a singular source of hope for him as he descends into a world of crime.

Wednesday, Jun 5 at 7pm

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined.

Books will be available at the West End Branch. Book Group will meet at the West End Branch.