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The Armchair Traveler Book Group

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am at the Walteria Library

April 13, 2016  Radio Shangri-la by Lisa Napoli
A young radio journalist finds purpose and a sense of community while working in Bhutan.

May 11, 2016  A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century.  A diary is Nao's only solace--and will touch lives in ways she can scarcely imagine.

June 8, 2016  Four Seasons in Rome by Anthony Doerr
An award-winning author writes about his life and adventures while raising twin boys in "The Eternal City"

July 13, 2016  Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
Nine Americans on the rowing crew strive for a gold medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

August 10, 2016   Diver's Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida 
A woman traveling in Morocco loses her passport and assumes the identity of a film star.