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History and Biography Book Club

Date/Time

Jan 14, 2020 to Apr 14, 2020
07:30 PM until 09:00 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the second Tuesday of January, February, March and April.

Description

History and Biography Book Club

Second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM at Keeler Library. Extra copies of the books are available for checkout. No registration is required and drop-ins are welcome.

 

Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30 PM - John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court by Richard Brookhiser

Through three decades of dramatic cases involving businessmen, scoundrels, Native Americans, and slaves, Marshall defended the federal government against unruly states, established the Supreme Court’s right to rebuke Congress or the president, and unleashed the power of American commerce.

 

January 14th - Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

    This book depicts the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania.

 

February 11th - A woman of no Importance: The untold story of the american spy who helped win World War II by Sonia Purnell

In 1942 the Gestapo sent out and urgent transmission that claimed ”She is the most dangerous of all the allied spies. We must find and destroy her” Their target was virginia hall, a baltimore socialite who became the first allied women deployed behind enemy lines.

 

March 10th - The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough

Pulitzer prize-winning historian David McCullough deals with the settling of the northwest territory.

 

April 14th - Say Nothing: A true story ofmurder and memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe

Patrick Radden Keefe’s Mesmerising book on the bitter conflict in northern ireland and its aftermath uses the McConville case as a starting point for the tale of a society wracked by a violent guerrilla war.


 

For questions, you can email the library at keelerlibrary@wlsmail.org or call at (914) 669-5161

To learn about other programs we offer at the library, please visit our website: https://www.ruthkeelermemoriallibrary.org/

This program will be held at Ruth Keeler Memorial Library: 276 Titicus Road, North Salem, New York

 

Cost

free

Location

View map keeler library
276 titicus road
north salem, NY

Additional Information

Neighborhood:

Armonk,Bedford,Chappaqua,Cross River,Croton Falls,Katonah,Lewisboro,Mahopac,Mohegan Lake,Mount Kisco,North Salem,Pound Ridge,Ridgefield,Somers,South Salem,Yorktown,Yorktown Heights

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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