adult book discussion

Kilton Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

Islands: Travel, history and novels

What is it about island life that appeals to us? What are the advantages and limits of island culture? Both fiction and nonfiction set all over the world show us what islands have in common-- and what is unique about each one.

A selection on the theme is on display at the Kilton library, or bring along your own favorite to discuss.  Brown bag lunches are welcome.

 

Kilton Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

Prizewinners: Books of the past decade. 

What makes a novel or nonfiction book worthy of  an award? What makes an author's work eligible for the Nobel? Do you agree? Are politics ever involved?

A selection is on display at the Kilton Library, or bring your own favorite to discuss. Brown bag lunches are welcome. 

 

 

First Thursday Kilton Book Buffet

Kilton Conference Room

 

Rome Before the Fall--Ancient to Empire: Novels, History and Biography

 

From BCE 753 to 410 CE-- more than a thousand years, Rome made its mark on our civilization, its culture and personalities and events part of our heritage.

How do these novels and nonfiction, written in our era, speak to our time? What fascinates you about this ancient world power?