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Tombs and Tomes
A book club for the curious and quirky
Imagine telling a friend that you’re going to your monthly book club meeting. Perhaps your friend visualizes a cozy living room with a group of women, wine glasses in hand, calmly discussing the merits of the latest Oprah selection or memoir. Now picture telling your friend that your book club is in a cemetery.
We can’t imagine anything more fun, so we’re proud to debut a cemetery book club with a taste for the macabre. We won’t pretend that there’s a rhyme or reason to our book selections, but we can promise that they’ll be interesting, thought-provoking, and extremely eclectic. And did we mention that there will be wine? Because you simply can’t have a book club without wine.
It’s free to join, free to attend. If you're a new member interested in attending, please email email@example.com for more information. Our next meeting is Wednesday, May 14th at 6:30 pm.
MAY PICK: The Monster of Florence, by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi
In 2000, Douglas Preston fulfilled a dream to move his family to Italy. Then he discovered that the olive grove in front of their 14th century farmhouse had been the scene of the most infamous double-murders in Italian history, committed by a serial killer known as the Monster of Florence. The Monster Of Florence tells a remarkable and harrowing story involving murder, mutilation, and suicide-and at the center of it, Preston and Spezi, caught in a bizarre prosecutorial vendetta.
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