May Book of the Month

Book Club: Book of the Month for May

The Round House

The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.

One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family.

Riveting and suspenseful, arguably the most accessible novel to date from the creator of Love Medicine, The Beet Queen, and The Bingo Palace, Erdrich’s The Round House is a page-turning masterpiece of literary fiction—at once a powerful coming-of-age story, a mystery, and a tender, moving novel of family, history, and culture.

Book Club meets in Augusta on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:00am. If you are interested in Book Club, or reading the book of the month stop by one of our libraries in Augusta, Bowen, Golden, Littleton, or Plymouth for more information, call us at 217-392-2211, or e-mail at gwclibraries@yahoo.com.

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