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Kristine Ohman

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October 2020

Virtual Crime Fiction Book Club

Tuesday October 20 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This month we will virtually be discussing John Woman by Walter Mosley. At twelve years old, Cornelius Jones, the son of an Italian-American woman and a black man from Mississippi, secretly takes over his father’s job at a silent film theater in New York’s East Village—until the innocent scheme goes tragically wrong. Years later, his dying father imparts this piece of wisdom to Cornelius: The person who controls the narrative of history controls their own fate. Please register for this…

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November 2020

Virtual Off the Beaten Path Book Club

Tuesday November 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This month we will virtually be discussing Burning Chrome by William Gibson. Known for his seminal science fiction novel Neuromancer, and for the acclaimed books Pattern Recognition, The Peripheral, and Agency, William Gibson is actually best when writing short fiction. Tautly written and suspenseful, Burning Chrome collects 10 short stories, including some written with Bruce Sterling, John Shirley, and Michael Swanwick, and with a preface from Bruce Sterling, now available for the first time in trade paperback. These brilliant, high-resolution stories show Gibson’s characters and intensely realized worlds…

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Virtual Crime Fiction Book Club

Monday November 16 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This month we will virtually be discussing Bird Boys by Lisa Sandlin. Sometimes the truth is not the truth, but murder is always murder. Which of the brothers carries the bloody knife? After a serial killer almost murdered Delpha Wade (The Do-Right, 2015), the county hospital releases her into the handcuffs of the city police for questioning. The reason is she killed the man who trying to kill her, and she is, after all, an ex-con. It’s still Beaumont, 1970s,…

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Virtual Crime Fiction Book Club

Tuesday November 17 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This month we will virtually be discussing Bird Boys by Lisa Sandlin. Sometimes the truth is not the truth, but murder is always murder. Which of the brothers carries the bloody knife? After a serial killer almost murdered Delpha Wade (The Do-Right, 2015), the county hospital releases her into the handcuffs of the city police for questioning. The reason is she killed the man who trying to kill her, and she is, after all, an ex-con. It’s still Beaumont, 1970s,…

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