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Washoe County Library Virtual Book Discussion: The Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
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 Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
An artist couple set out with their two children on a road trip from New York to Arizona in the heat of summer. As the family travels west, the bonds between them begin to fray: a fracture is growing between the parents, one the children can almost feel beneath their feet. Through ephemera such as songs, maps and a Polaroid camera, the children try to make sense of both their family’s crisis and the larger one engulfing the news: the stories of thousands of kids trying to cross the southwestern border into the United States but getting detained—or lost in the desert along the way. (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, June 17, 2021
- 2:00pm - 3:30pm
- South Valleys Library
- Book Group