Jackson Book Group

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Susannah CahalanIf you have interest in being part of  this group, or if you would like to start one at a branch library, please leave your name and phone number with a staff member.  Additional information is available at the library. Meets at the Main Facility in Jackson on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. 
Also, bring your suggestions for future titles to be read by the group!

 

Monday, October 2 @ 7:00 p.m. at Jackson
The group is reading:
 Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

While traveling on the Orient Express, a luxury train that goes from Istanbul to Paris, detective Hercule Poirot is offered a large sum of money to protect Mr. Ratchett, a millionaire criminal. Poirot denies him and within hours Ratchett is found dead in his room. Now, with a train full of suspects, Poirot must identify the murderer before the train arrives in Paris.

Monday, November 6 @ 7:00 p.m. at Jackson
The group is reading:
 
Brain on Fire: my month of madness  by Susannah Cahalan

Cahalan, a New York Post reporter, chronicles her sudden bout with bizarre symptoms and behavior initially diagnosed as due to a gamut of psychiatric and physical illnesses.  She reports on how a newly identified rare autoimmune disease (anti-NMDA-receptor autoimmuneencephalitis) was ultimately determined to be the cause, her doctors' search for the cause, her slow recovery, and her attempt to understand this "lost" period in her life. 

 

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