Books and Brew Book Club
Select Wednesdays at 7 PM
In-person at Juan Murphy’s, located at 796 Main Street, Poughkeepsie.
Registration required for each event.
January 19: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
It is 1953 and Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at a factory near the Turtle Mountain Reservation. He is also a Chippewa Council member trying to understand the consequences of a new ‘emancipation’ bill on its way to the floor of the United States Congress.
February 16: Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby
Ike and Buddy Lee, two ex-cons with little in common other than a criminal past and a love for their dead sons, band together in their desperate desire for revenge. Cosby is scheduled to speak at the library on February 27.
March 16: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Path
This intensely emotional novel introduces readers to Esther, a brilliant, beautiful, talented, successful woman battling mental illness and societal pressures.