We'll be combining this month with our History Book Club! Join us for a free screening of The Lost King (PG-13, 109 minutes) in the Kimball Junction Branch auditorium. The film is based on the book The King’s Grave: The Search for Richard III by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones. After the screening, we will have an optional discussion about the book and the film. The e-book and audiobook are always available on Libby, and the book is also available to check out. We will also be reading the classic mystery novel (optional) The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. The audiobook is always available on Libby, and the book is also available the check out. 

Synopsis of The Lost King (film): Guided by instinct and spectral visions, an ambitious writer and amateur historian defies the academic establishment to unearth Richard III's long-missing remains in a Leicester car park.

The Daughter of Time is a 1951 detective novel by Josephine Tey, concerning a modern police officer's investigation into the alleged crimes of King Richard III of England. It was the last book Tey published in her lifetime, shortly before her death. In 1990 The Daughter of Time was voted number one in The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time list compiled by the British Crime Writers' Association. In 1995 it was voted number four in The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time list compiled by the Mystery Writers of America.

Upcoming Meetings:

All the Light We Cannot See - Thursday, June 13 at 6:00 p.m. (Zoom Meeting)

Nyad - Thursday, July 11 at *4:00 p.m. (Zoom Meeting) - *Please note our earlier start time.

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