Nebraska Bookworms

Stacks and Bookworms

The Plattsmouth Book Club loves books, and we invite you to join us in savoring them.

We meet the first Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. at the Plattsmouth Public Library, Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Everyone is welcome to attend, whether you've read the current selection or not.

Come join us!

 

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Book Options

June 1
Readers Choice—writing/literature that influenced the culture/world/society any era, any country, any language; or, simply influenced you in some meaningful manner  
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The Face of a Naked Lady: An Omaha Family Mystery by Michael Rips. Fiction. Upon his father’s death, man returns to his Omaha family home and discovers a hidden portfolio of paintings — all done by his father, all of a naked black woman.

 

Please send title suggestions to Susanne or Carol.

Please check our revised listing of upcoming selections for future reads. Don't forget to send your suggestions to the webmaster to add to our list.

Looking Ahead

July 6
Essays of E. B. White by Elwyn Brooks White. Well-known author of Charlotte's Web reflects on life in the city (the first half of his life) and the country (the second half, among other topics great and small.
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The Paris Wife by Paula McLain. Hadley Richardson meets Ernest Hemingway. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair become the golden couple in a lively and volatile group that includes Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

August 3
Swann’s Way: In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of Things Past, Volume One) by Marcel Proust. A sensitive boy’s impressions of his family and neighbors. Considered one of the twentieth century’s most significant novels, Proust ultimately portrays the volatility of human life.
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I Am Charlotte Simmons: A Novel by Tom Wolfe Novel about life, love, and learning&em;or the lack of it&em;amid today's American colleges.