WINDY CITY TIMES
||Gerber/Hart Holds Women's Book Groups
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Gerber/Hart Library, 1127 W. Granville, has announced the title selections for its women's book discussion group.
This group meets on the second Tuesday of each month, 7:30-9 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome; no pre-registration is required. In many cases, a limited number of copies of each title is available to members for checkout at the library. A donation ( $2 for members and $3 for non-members ) is suggested.
The book titles and dates are as follows:
—Jan.9: Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
—Feb. 13: Warrior Poet: a Biography of Audre Lorde by Alexis De Veaux
—March 13: Beyond the Pale by Elana Dykewoman
—April 10: Third Girl from the Left by Martha Southgate
—May 8: Empathy by Sarah Schulman
—June 12: The Color Purple by Alice Walker
For more info, call 773-381-8030 or see www.gerberhart.org .
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