Truesday Night Books

03/28/17 07:00 PM - 03/28/17 08:00 PM
Curious Iguana
12 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701, USA

New in 2017!
Join us on the last Tuesday of every month to explore these nonfiction titles:

March 28: Almost Nearly Perfect People by Michael Booth

April 25: Arms by A.J. Somerset

May 30: Evicted by Matthew Desmond (PB releases 3/7)

June 27: Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt

July 25: Drinking in America by Susan Cheever

August 29: The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

September 26: On Trails by Robert Moor (PB releases 7/4)

October 31: Being a Beast by Charles Foster (PB releases 7/4)

November 28: I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong (PB releases 8/15)

Featured titles are discounted 20% four weeks prior to each session. Questions? Contact us at 301-695-2500 or

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    Delve into personal essays and memoirs. This book club meets monthly on first Mondays. Free, no registration is required, and featured titles are discounted 20% at least four weeks prior to each discussion. Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward – February 5 The Glass Eye by Jeannie Vanasco – March 5 This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett – April 2 This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jerkins – May 7 (paperback available 1/30/18) A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez – June 4 The Home Place: A Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature by J. Drew Lanham – July 2 The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial by Maggie Nelson – August 6 Crapalachia: A Biography of a Place by Scott McClanahan – Tuesday, September 4* How to Be a Muslim: An American Story by Haroon Moghul – October 1 Boy Erased by Garrard Conley – November 5 Note: Sharing Our Stories does not meet in December. * Date differs from regular schedule.
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