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October 2020

NHM Virtual Book Club- Rain in the Valley by Helen Papanikolas

October 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- Rain in the Valley by Helen Papanikolas

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Join us at NHM Virtual Book Club, facilitated by our Resident Scholar Dr. Katherine Kelaidis & our Manager of Special Events Cairo Dye. Each month the NHM Book Club will choose a book that is…

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November 2020

NHM Virtual Book Club- The Odyssey by Homer, as translated by Emily Wilson

November 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- The Odyssey by Homer, as translated by Emily Wilson

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Join us at NHM Virtual Book Club, facilitated by our Resident Scholar Dr. Katherine Kelaidis & our Manager of Special Events Cairo Dye. Each month the NHM Book Club will choose a book that is…

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December 2020

NHM Virtual Book Club- Calypso by David Sedaris

December 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- Calypso by David Sedaris

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Join us at NHM Virtual Book Club, facilitated by our Resident Scholar Dr. Katherine Kelaidis & our Manager of Special Events Cairo Dye. Each month the NHM Book Club will choose a book that is…

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January 2021

NHM Virtual Book Club- Mythos by Stephen Fry

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- Mythos by Stephen Fry

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Stephen Fry is at his best as he retells and reimagines the mythology of ancient Greek in Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold. Witty and insightful, Fry narrates the magic and wonder of these timeless stories…

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February 2021

NHM Virtual Book Club- The Turnaround by George Pelecanos

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- The Turnaround by George Pelecanos

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The Turnaround is a story of guilt, redemption, and scars, both literal and figurative. Greek American writer George Pelecanos (The Wire) leaves his usual focus of those who commit crimes and those who try to…

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March 2021

NHM Virtual Book Club- The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

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Margaret Atwood, acclaimed author of the The Handmaid’s Tale, retells the story of The Odyssey from the point of view of Odysseus’s long suffering wife Penelope. Focusing on the story of Penelope and the twelve…

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April 2021

NHM Virtual Book Club- The Siege of Troy by Theodor Kallifatides

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- The Siege of Troy by Theodor Kallifatides

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In the midst of World War II and the German invasion of Greece, a teacher takes her students to hide in a cave. There she tells them a story about another war and another time…

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May 2021

NHM Virtual Book Club- Uncle Petros & Golbach’s Conjecture by Apostolos Doxiadis

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- Uncle Petros & Golbach’s Conjecture by Apostolos Doxiadis

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This international bestseller, translated into English by the author, tells the story of Petros Papachristos, a mathematical prodigy, who has devoted his life to proving one of the greatest mathematical challenges of all time: Goldbach’s…

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June 2021

NHM Virtual Book Club- A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

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A short-listed title for the Women’s Fiction Prize, A Thousand Ships recasts Homer’s famous Iliad from the perspective of the many women caught up in its events. From long-suffering Penelope to the Amazonian warriors who…

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July 2021

NHM Virtual Book Club- The Birds by Aristophanes

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NHM Virtual Book Club- The Birds by Aristophanes

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Join us as we read Aristophanes’ famed comedy The Birds. First performed in 414 B.C.E., The Birds tells the story of Pisthetaerus, an Athenian, who convinces the birds they should reclaim their cosmic position as…

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