Friday Book Group: “Our Missing Hearts”
Decorah Public Library staff are hosting six book discussions in February. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book. Zoom links are available on the Library’s website or you can email email@example.com to be added to any of the groups’ email distribution lists. Funds for multiple copy sets were generously provided by Friends of Decorah Public Library.
The Friday Book Group will meet via Zoom Fri. Feb. 17 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss Celeste Ng’s “Our Missing Hearts.” Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner lives a quiet existence with his loving but broken father, a former linguist who now shelves books in a university library. For a decade, their lives have been governed by laws written to preserve “American culture” in the wake of years of economic instability and violence. Libraries have been forced to remove books seen as unpatriotic—including the work of Bird’s mother, a Chinese American poet who left the family when he was nine years old. But when he receives a mysterious letter containing only a cryptic drawing, he is pulled into a quest to find her.
For more information, contact Tricia Crary (Friday Book Group), Zach Row-Heyveld (Cookbook Book Group) or Kristin Torresdal (Happy Hour, History, and Speculative Fiction Book Groups) at 563-382-3717.
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