Title: Dinners with Ruth Author: Nina Totenberg Date: January 9, 2024 Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
This nonfiction book is a memoir of NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg. It reviews her personal successes, struggles, and life-affirming relationships, including her beautiful friendship of nearly fifty years with Cornellian and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
A Memoir from the chef behind Momofuku and star of Netflix’s Ugly Delicious—an intimate account of the making of a chef, the story of the modern restaurant world that he helped shape, and how he discovered that success can be much harder to understand than failure.
Title: The Christie Affair Author: Nina deGramont Date: September 12, 2023 Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM This novel is a very crafty imagining of what might have happened during the eleven days, in 1926, when Agatha Christie vanished. Register in advance for this meeting:https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqcuippzIpG92kLuXY3b5cvnTd2by1NBAf After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Any questions – please contact Celinda Crego directly at email@example.com
Title: The Library Book Author: Susan Orlean Date: August 8, 2023 Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
This nonfiction book alternates between a true-crime work on the suspicion of arson and a broader history of the LA library and the author’s personal devotion to libraries in general. “On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm.”