Chesterfield, Missouri

River Bend Estates

3rd Tuesday of the month
7:30 pm



September 18 – Host Sandy Shedd Discussion Leader Max Okenfuss

The Travel Diary of Peter Tolstoi - A Muscovite in Early Modern Europe
Sent by Peter the Great, Peter Tolstoi travels from Moscow to Europe in 1698.  This is his record of his journey.  This is not available from the library but Max can get us copies for $7 each. 

October 16 – Host Gina Wilmering

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman.
Mesmerizing and illuminating, Alice Hoffman's The Museum of Extraordinary Things is the story of an electric and impassioned love between two vastly different souls in New York during the volatile first decades of the twentieth century. 

November 13 – Host Linda & Jim Brattain

Origin by Dan Brown
Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that "will change the face of science forever".


Recommended reading:
The Heart
And the Mountains Echoed
When Character was King – Peggy Nonaan
The Things They Carried
Catherine the Great
Little Fires Everywhere
The Sound of Gravel
In the Country We Love: my family divided / Diane Guerrero



DVDs:

Paterson



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