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BOOK CLUB


Join us to discuss a variety of books related (sometimes vaguely) to genealogy or history. We hope to learn a few things and have a lively discussion each month.  Open to the public. 

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Non-members: if you'd like to join us, please email our Registrar to request the link.  


Currently Reading:


August 8thThe Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict (we'll compare/contrast July and August's books, by the same author)  You can read a short biography of Belle da Costa Greene on the Morgan Library's site here: https://www.themorgan.org/belle-greene  and there's an NPR interview of the authors here: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2021/08/31/1031802246/the-story-of-j-p-morgans-personal-librarian-and-why-she-chose-to-pass-as-white

There's also information about her on the Morgan Library webpage here: https://www.themorgan.org/belle-greene

Coming Soon: 



September 12th: The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan - "...tells the unbelievable true story of young women during World War II who worked in a secret city dedicated to making fuel for the first atomic bomb—only they didn’t know that."


October 10th: Small Time by Russell Shorto  - "Family secrets emerge as a best-selling author dives into the history of the mob in small-town America."


Past Books We've Read: