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Better Off Read

Better Off Read In-Person

Join us for a monthly book discussion covering a variety of genres, including some narrative nonfiction. Better Off Read meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 11:00 in the Glasby Room or the Susman Room of the library. Copies of each selection may be placed on hold or borrowed through the library. Visit the Information Desk for assistance. Please register each month through our online calendar or by calling 518-584-7860, ext. 304.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 Show more dates
11:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Glasby Room
  Book Groups and Literature Discussions  
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2023 Selections:

January 10 - Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton (Humorous, Apocalyptic - Multiple copies in the Reading Group Collection on the 2nd floor of the library.) 

February 14 - no meeting

March 14 - The Soul of and Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery (Nonfiction - Reading Group Collection)

April 11 - Verity by Colleen Hoover (Psychological Thriller)

May 9 - All the Lonely People by Mike Gayle (Friendship/Cultural Heritage Fiction)

June 13 - Carolina Moonset by Matt Goldman (Domestic Thriller)

July 11 - Counterfeit by Kirstin Chen (Women Crime Fiction)

August 8 - Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy (Science Fiction)

September 12 - Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris (Historical Fiction)

October 10 - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt (True Crime)

November 14 - Marple: Twelve New Mysteries (Hoping for a paperback release in 2023.)
Annotation: Agatha Christie’s legendary sleuth, Jane Marple, returns to solve twelve baffling cases in this brand-new collection, penned by a host of acclaimed authors skilled in the fine art of mystery and murder.

December 12 - Nature's Wild Ideas by Kristy Hamilton (Nonfiction - Annotation: A lively and endlessly fascinating deep-dive into nature and the many groundbreaking human inventions inspired by the wild. Hoping for a paperback release in 2023.)