The Downtowners book group discusses a lively mix of fiction, nonfiction, classics, and genres.
Brick Lane  by Monica Ali.
The Dead  by James Joyce.
Just in time for Bloomsday!
Once Upon a River  by Bonnie Jo Campbell.
Behind the Beautiful Forevers  by Katherine Boo.
September 18 - Stay tuned for the Big Read 2013!
Citizens of London  by Lynne Olson.
84, Charing Cross Road  by Helene Hanff.
December 18 - Readers’ Round Up.
Kaite Stover is the Director of Readers' Services for the Kansas City Public Library, where she serves as the resident expert on book groups. She hosts workshops and presentations nationwide that focus on improved book group experiences. Booklist magazine publishes her side of its regular column "He Reads/She Reads." For more info on the Downtowners Book Group, contact Kaite Stover  at 816.701.3683.