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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)
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
- Thursday, March 18, 2021
- 2:00pm - 3:30pm
- South Valleys Library
- Book Group