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PHS McLean Library Book Group "Stories From the Garden"  

Join us in discussing works on gardens, plants, land, nature, the environment and more.
Last Updated: Jun 5, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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2016 - 2017 Book Group Readings

The PHS McLean Library book discussion group meets on the first Thursday evening of the month, October through June. Join us in reading and discussing works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature or the land. Participants need to obtain books and read each month's selection prior to the meeting.

Participation is free and open to all, but registration for each discussion is requested. Use link below to register or contact Janet Evans.

Time: 5:45 - 7:45 pm on dates listed below.

Location: PHS McLean Library, 100 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA

For more information, contact Janet Evans,, 215-988-8782.

Register for this free event online

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The Signature of All Things - Elizabeth Gilbert
ISBN: 0670024856
Publication Date: 2013-10-01
October 6, 2016. (528 p.)

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The Blackhouse - Peter May
ISBN: 162365999X
Publication Date: 2014-08-05
November 3, 2016. (300 p.)

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The Shell Collector - selected stories - Anthony Doerr
ISBN: 1439190054
Publication Date: 2011-01-04
December 1, 2016

Contact McLean library to receive copies of the selected stories.

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The Vegetarian - Han Kang
ISBN: 0553448188
Publication Date: 2016-02-02
January 5, 2017.

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The Ten Thousand Things - Maria Dermout; Hans Koning (Introduction by, Translator)
ISBN: 159017013X
Publication Date: 2002-07-31
February 2, 2017. (296 p.)

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H Is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
ISBN: 0802124739
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
April 6, 2017. (320 p).

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Lila - Marilynne Robinson
ISBN: 0374187614
Publication Date: 2014-10-07
May 4, 2017. (272 p.)

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The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham; Edmund Morris (Introduction by)
ISBN: 0812967127
Publication Date: 2003-07-01
June 1, 2017. (228 p.)

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