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Book Discussion Group: 'The Great Believers' By Rebecca Makkai


  • WHEN Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 1 p.m.
  • WHERE Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library, 5188 Zion Ave., San Diego, CA 92120
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Join us to read and discuss the 2019 One Book, One San Diego selection, “The Great Believers” by Rebecca Makkai, facilitated by Kathi Diamant.

Everyone is welcome.
Please read the book beforehand.
Books will be available for check out at the Service Desk.

“The Great Believers” is a historical novel about the terrors and tragedies of the AIDS epidemic and its repercussions, through a story about friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss, set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris.

It won the Stonewall Book Award, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and was optioned by Amy Poehler for television.

Library contact: 619-533-3970

This event is part of the San Diego Public Library’s programming for this year’s One Book, One San Diego. The 2019 selections include “The Great Believers” by Rebecca Makkai, “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander for young adults, "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales for kids, and “Éramos unos niños” by Patti Smith for Spanish-language readers.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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