Books-n-Bars Book Club: May 2024

22may5:30 pm7:00 pmBooks-n-Bars Book Club: May 2024

Event Details

For those who like to imbibe in books, beverages or both!

Please join us at The Eldo at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, May 22 for the next meeting of the Books-n-Bars. We will be discussing:

Playing with (Wild)Fire” by Laura Pritchett

When a wildfire bears down on a mountain community, residents are forced to gather for safety–resulting in a tangle of love and lust that pulls people from their isolation, friendships that form across political divides, and a new hope for rethinking the ways humans inhabit the burning planet. Playing with Wildfire is a literary landscape that is an experiment in form: an astrology report; a grant application-turned-love-story; a phone call from Mother Earth; an obituary for a wildfire; a burned mountain’s conversation with a lone woman and an injured bear. Every story captures how fire affects the human psyche and life, and how destruction can lead to renewal.

This group *typically* meets every 4th Thursday of the month from 5:30-7 pm at local watering holes. They read mainly contemporary fiction, with a few non-fiction titles every once in a while. Copies of books are placed on hold for book club participants and are available to check out at the library. Titles for the next month’s meeting are announced a month before. They will also be available in e-edition, audiobook, large print, etc.

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Time

(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

The Eldo

Organizer

Crested Butte Library

970-349-6535 cblibrary@gunnisoncountylibraries.org

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