book cover for The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Virtual Book Club: 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Thu., Nov. 12
  Join a lively discussion with fellow book lovers via Zoom to discuss The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton. In this dizzying literary puzzle, the hapless protagonist is doomed to relive the same day over and over unless he can solve a murder at a masquerade ball. The narrator, Aiden Bishop, wakes up in a forest outside Blackheath House, "a sprawling Georgian…
Book Cover: Suzanne Nossel's Dare to Speak

Online Book Discussion: Dare to Speak

Mon., Jul. 13
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is hosting video book discussions for community members interested in reading and conversing on Suzanne Nossel’s new book, Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All prior to her virtual conversation in Pittsburgh. Participants will receive a free copy of the book, an invitation to the online book discussion on August 13th, and a ticket/virtual link to the public program on August 20th. This opportunity is open to…

Author Event: Suzanne Nossel

Mon., Jul. 13
In Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All, Suzanne Nossel, a leading voice in support of free expression, delivers a vital, necessary guide to maintaining democratic debate that is open, free-wheeling but at the same time respectful of the rich diversity of backgrounds and opinions in a changing country.
Autopsy of a Boring Wife

Virtual Book Club: Autopsy of a Boring Wife

Thu., Jul. 2
Join CLP staff on Facebook for a discussion on Marie-Renee Lavoie's novel Autopsy of a Boring Wife. "Like a Québécois Bridget Jones's Diary, Marie-Renée Lavoie's Autopsy of a Boring Wife tells the hysterically funny and ultimately touching tale of forty-eight-year-old Diane, a woman whose husband leaves her and is having an affair because, he says, she bores him. Diane takes the charge to heart and…
America for Beginners by Leah Franqui

Virtual Book Club: America for Beginners

Thu., Jul. 2
Join CLP staff on Facebook for a discussion on Leah Franqui's novel America for Beginners. "Recalling contemporary classics such as Americanah, Behold the Dreamers, and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, a funny, poignant, and insightful debut novel that explores the complexities of family, immigration, prejudice, and the American Dream through meaningful and unlikely friendships forged in unusual circumstances." Copies of this book are…
America for Beginners by Leah Franqui

Virtual Book Club: America for Beginners

Thu., Jul. 2
Join CLP staff on Facebook for a discussion on Leah Franqui's novel America for Beginners. "Recalling contemporary classics such as Americanah, Behold the Dreamers, and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, a funny, poignant, and insightful debut novel that explores the complexities of family, immigration, prejudice, and the American Dream through meaningful and unlikely friendships forged in unusual circumstances." Copies of this book are…