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VIRTUAL EVENT: Book Club

January 18, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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The Waianae Public Library Book Club reads a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles selected yearly by the members. In 2023, we will be adding another book club meeting. We will host 2 book clubs, one on Zoom on the 3rd Wednesday and our in-person meeting on the 4th Wednesday.  You are welcome to attend either meeting, or if you love the book, come to both!

Meet: 3rd Wednesdays online via Zoom

Time: 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

If you are interested in joining, please contact Sheryl Lynch at the library 808-697-7868 or email 

Our January 18 book is: Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle

From Amazon: Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican illegals Cándido and América Rincón desperately cling to their vision of the American Dream as they fight off starvation in a makeshift camp deep in the ravine. And from the moment a freak accident brings Cándido and Delaney into intimate contact, these four and their opposing worlds gradually intersect in what becomes a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding. 

Our entire reading list for 2023 is here:

FEBRUARY – WEST WITH THE NIGHT by B.Markham
Markham, often described as “the first person” to fly the Atlantic east to west in a solo non-stop flight, chronicles her many adventures in her memoir.
MARCH –  BROKEN TRUST by Samuel King
:Greed, Mismanagement, & Political Manipula-tion at America’s Largest Charitable Trust. This is the story of the 1997 Bishop Estate scandal.
APRIL –  ORDINARY GRACE by W. Krueger
1961, Frank Drum, a boy on the cusp of man-hood, is devastated when a tragedy forces him to face the unthinkable.
MAY –  DEMON COPPERHEAD by B. Kingsolver
An Appalachian David Copperfield…Demon Copperhead reimagines Dickens’s story in a modern-day rural America contending with poverty and opioid addiction.
JUNE –  TASTE: MY LIFE THROUGH FOOD by Stanley Tucci
Taste is a reflection on the intersection of food and life, filled with anecdotes about growing up in Westchester, New York.
JULY –  MEMORY POLICE by Yoko Ogawa
A surreal, provocative fable about the power of memory and the trauma of loss, a stunning new work from one of the most exciting contemporary authors writing in any language.
AUGUST –  THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN by Marie Benedict
A novel about J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity.
SEPTEMBER –  THE SEED KEEPER by Diane Wilson
A novel spanning several generations, following a Dakhóta family’s struggle to preserve their way of life, and their sacrifices to protect what matters most.
OCTOBER –  SOOLEY by John Grisham
In the summer of his seventeenth year, Samuel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the U.S. with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basket-ball tournament.
NOVEMBER –  THE VIOLIN CONSPIRACY by B. Slocumb
A spellbinding first novel that melds classical music, the mystery surrounding a stolen violin and history, too.
DECEMBER –  WEST WITH GIRAFFES by L. Ruthledge
An emotional, rousing novel inspired by the incredible true story of two giraffes who made headlines and won the hearts of Depression-era America.

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January 18, 2023
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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