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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group: The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek

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On Thursday, November 20, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The most popular work from provocative Austrian Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek, The […]

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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group

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On Thursday, October 23, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Ivan Denisovich, a common carpenter, is one […]

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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group: Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

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On Thursday, September 25, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, Death in Venice, by Thomas Mann. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. Published on the eve of World War I, Death in Venice tells […]

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Classic Book Group: Foe by J.M. Coetzee

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On Thursday, April 17, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, Foe, by J.M. Coetzee. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. In 1720 the eminent man of letters Daniel Foe is approached by Susan Barton, […]

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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group: “The Bride Price” by Buchi Emecheta

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On Thursday, March 20, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, The Bride Price, by Buchi Emecheta. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. The Bride Price is about a Nigerian girl who is allowed to […]

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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group “Sula” by Toni Morrison

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On Thursday, December 5, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, “Sula,” by Toni Morrison. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. “Sula,” first published in 1973, is the story of two women—friends since childhood, separated […]

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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group “The Awakening” by Kate Chopin

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On Thursday, October 24, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, “The Awakening,” by Kate Chopin. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. “The Awakening,” first published in 1899, was Kate Chopin’s most famous novel. The […]

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