Mon, May 15|
Books and Brews with Trussville Public Library: Sea of Tranquility
Join us for Books & Brews, an evening adult book club from the Trussville Public Library! Connect with your community and share your thoughts about this month's book while enjoying delicious food and drinks at Ferus. We will meet each month on the second Monday of the month at 7:15 at Ferus.
Time & Location
May 15, 7:15 PM
Trussville, 101 Beech St Suite111, Trussville, AL 35173, USA
About the Event
Contact the Adult Dept (205-655-2022 or email@example.com) if you need assistance in obtaining books or have any questions.
This month's book is Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel. Edwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the forest, spellbound by the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and suddenly hears the notes of a violin echoing in an airship terminal--an experience that shocks him to his core. Two centuries later a famous writer named Olive Llewellyn is on a book tour. She's traveling all over Earth, but her home is the second moon colony, a place of white stone, spired towers, and artificial beauty. Within the text of Olive's best-selling pandemic novel lies a strange passage: a man plays his violin for change in the echoing corridor of an airship terminal as the trees of a forest rise around him. When Gaspery-Jacques Roberts, a detective in the black-skied Night City, is hired to investigate an anomaly in the North American wilderness, he uncovers a series of lives upended: The exiled son of an earl driven to madness, a writer trapped far from home as a pandemic ravages Earth, and a childhood friend from the Night City who, like Gaspery himself, has glimpsed the chance to do something extraordinary that will disrupt the timeline of the universe. Library book link: https://jeffa.na.iiivega.com/search/card