Narrative Non-Fiction Book Group

Narrative Nonfiction titles

 Spring - Summer 2022 Schedule
April 7, 2022Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght
May 5, 2022The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth and Power by Deirdre Mask
June 2, 2022The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
July 7, 2022Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham
August 4, 2022Truffle Hound: On the Trail of the World's Most Seductive Scent, with Dreamers, Schemers, and Some Extraordinary Dogs by Rowan Jacobsen
September 1, 2022Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night by Julian Sancton

Narrative Nonfiction Book Club

Consider this your invitation to read and discuss narrative nonfiction! We will be reading across the genres of nonfiction, from history to adventure, memoir/biography, and beyond with books that read like a novel. You can view past book group selections here.

We meet on the 1st Thursday of every month from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM at library in the Hermann Foundation Meeting Room. To register, click on the date you wish to attend and fill out the registration form. If you have any questions, please contact the Adult Services department at 508-457-2555 x 7, or text 833-209-9922.
 Fall 2021 - Winter 2022 Schedule
October 7, 2021
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
November 4, 2021
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer
December 2, 2021
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker
January 6, 2022Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day by Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan
February 3, 2022Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold
March 3, 2022Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe