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Washoe County Library Virtual Book Discussion: The Odyssey by Homer (translated by Emily Wilson)

Washoe County Library Virtual Book Discussion: The Odyssey by Homer (translated by Emily Wilson)

Welcome to a Virtual WCLS Book Group Discussion. Today's title was chosen by the SO Very Literary Book Group at the South Valleys Library. This discussion is open to everyone and is held via Zoom. Please register for this event and you will receive an email with the Zoom meeting information. This title is in Overdrive, the library's downloadable e-book catalog, but there may be a wait list.

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The Odyssey by Homer (translated by Emily Wilson)

Composed at the rosy-fingered dawn of world literature almost three millennia ago, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home. (Amazon.com)

 

2021 Titles:

January: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

February: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

March:The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Emily Wilson

April: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

May: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

June: The Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

July: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson

August: Leave the World Behind by Alam Rumaan

September: The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America by Timothy Snyder

October: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

November: Recollections of My Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit

December: Book Share to select titles for next year

Date:
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Branch:
South Valleys Library
Categories:
Book Group

Registration is required. There are 25 seats available.

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