Afternoon Book Club @ ScotLib: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

On Tuesday, October 16 at 1:00 PM, the Afternoon Book Club will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

A. J. Fikry, the irascible owner of Island Books, has recently endured some tough years: his wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and his prized possession--a rare edition of Poe poems--has been stolen. Over time, he has given up on people, and even the books in his store, instead of offering solace, are yet another reminder of a world that is changing too rapidly. Until a most unexpected occurrence gives him the chance to make his life over and see things anew. 

Zevin's enchanting novel is a love letter to the world of books--an irresistible affirmation of why we read, and why we love.

Scotlib’s book clubs are free and open to interested members of the public. For more information, go to www.scotlib.org, email library@scotlib.org, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the Reference Desk. The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.

Contact Information
  1. Scotch Plains Public Library
  2. 908-322-5007 x 204
  3. library@scotlib.org
Tue, October 16
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 1:00pm 10/16/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Afternoon Book Club @ ScotLib: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

On Tuesday, October 16 at 1:00 PM, the Afternoon Book Club will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

A. J. Fikry, the irascible owner of Island Books, has recently endured some tough years: his wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and his prized possession--a rare edition of Poe poems--has been stolen. Over time, he has given up on ...

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