ARA Book Club

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Leader:  Carol Szot

Contact: (207)384-5153 or Email:


The ARA readers read fiction, nonfiction, bios, best sellers and the classics.  Members suggest books and lead discussions of their recommendations. Book choices are posted well in advance.

When:  3rd Tuesday of the month. (year-round), 1:00 p.m.

Where: ARA book group has  decided to start meeting in person again. We will meet at the McConnell Center which is located next to the Dover library. 

Carol will send an invitation to each meeting one month prior to the event, one week before, and the morning of the discussion.


These are the current selections:


January 18            The Widows of Malabar Hill, by Sujata Massey, leading discussion---Carol Szot

February 15          When The Apricots Bloom, by Gina Wilkinson, leading discussion---Mary Ellen Siudut

March 15                The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, by Dominic Smith, leading discussion---Carol Chambelain

April 19                   Tribe, by Sebastian Junger, leading discussion---Pat Laska

May 17                    Eat the Buddha : Life and Death of a Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick, leading discussion---Robert Peck

June 21                   The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett, leading discussion---Drew Christie  

July 19                    The Midnight Libraryby Matt Haig, leading discussion---Susan Wagner