Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting. Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.
Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Board Room. Refreshments are served!
Thursday, September 19
Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad
Conrad based much of this novella on his own experiences traveling up the Congo River in Africa with a Belgian trading company.
It examines the destructive influence of colonialism on both the colonized and the colonizer.