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The Hamilton Roddis Memorial Library is hosting our book club on January 22th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.! Check out this List of books we have read in the past 3 years. For our next meeting, we will be reading A Gentleman in Moscow by  Amor Towles.
 

A Gentleman in Moscow
Gentleman in Moscow

 Amor Towles skillfully transports us to The Metropol, the famed Moscow hotel where movie stars and Russian royalty hobnob, where Bolsheviks plot revolutions and intellectuals discuss the merits of contemporary Russian writers, where spies spy, thieves thieve and the danger of twentieth century Russia lurks outside its marbled walls. It’s also where wealthy Count Alexander Rostov lives under house arrest for a poem deemed incendiary by the Bolsheviks, and meets Nina. Nina is a precocious and wide-eyed young girl who holds the keys to the entire hotel, wonders what it means to be a princess, and will irrevocably change his life.

 

                                                                                                                        

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