CRANFORD—The Readers’ Forum, the book discussion group of the Cranford Public Library, will begin its 17th year with a discussion of “The Patron Saint of Liars” by Ann Patchett on Monday, Sept. 21. The novel tells the complex story of Rose Clinton, a resident of St. Patrick’s Home for Unwed Mothers in Habit, Kentucky.
Subsequent titles and dates are: “The Glass Castle” by Jeanette Walls, Oct. 26; “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer, Nov. 23; “On Chesil Beach” by Ian McEwan, Dec. 21; “The Corrections” by Jonathan Franzen, Jan. 25, 2010; “The Thirteenth Tale” by Diane Setterfield, Feb. 22, 2010; “Eden’s Outcasts” by John Matteson, March 22, 2010; “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson, April 26, 2010; and “Herzog” by Saul Bellow, May 24, 2010. All dates are Mondays.
New members are welcome at any time. Sessions start at 7 p.m. and are held in the library’s Fridlington Room.
For more information, call the library Reference Department at 908-709-7272, or e-mail the library at firstname.lastname@example.org. The forum schedule is also listed under “Events & Programs” on the library’s web page at cranford.com/library.
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