Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.
Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!
Thursday, June 21 : The Boys in the Bunkhouse
by Dan Barry
New York Times columnist Dan Barry tells the story of a group of intellectually disabled men who lived for almost three
decades in an abandoned schoolhouse in Atalissa and were forced to work in a turkey processing plant for $65 a month and
of the social workers, journalists, and lawyers who eventually freed them. Barry’s account is this year’s All Iowa Reads