Book Group - In Person
We Contain Multidues by Sarah Henstra
2021 Vermont Reads Title
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe meets I'll Give You the Sun in an exhilarating and emotional novel about the growing relationship between two teenage boys, told through the letters they write to one another.
Jonathan Hopkirk and Adam "Kurl" Kurlansky are partnered in English class, writing letters to one another in a weekly pen pal assignment. With each letter, the two begin to develop a friendship that eventually grows into love. But with homophobia, bullying, and devastating family secrets, Jonathan and Kurl struggle to overcome their conflicts and hold onto their relationship...and each other.
This rare and special novel celebrates love and life with engaging characters and stunning language, making it perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson, Nina LaCour, and David Levithan.
Book Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5pm.
Meetings are in the library. Masks optional.
July - American Dirt by Jeanin Cumins
August - The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine
Septemeber - Can't Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street by Matt Taibi
October - Writers and Lovers by Lily King
November - VT Reads: We Contain Multiudes by Sarah Henstra
December- Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher