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, October 17
The Far Away Brothers: two young migrants and the making of an american life
by Lauren Markham
Each October the Coralville Public Library discusses the UI Center for Human Rights’ One Community, One Book selection.
This year’s selection tells the story of identical twin brothers who are forced to leave their home in El Salvador
under the brutal conditions of war and violence. They make their way to Oakland, California where they have to adjust to
their new lives.