Full Pages, Empty Glasses Book Club
- Date: 09/26/2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Location: 47 Hills Brewing Company
137 S Linden Ave
South San Francisco, California 94080
- Introduction: Brewery book club.
This month, we're reading Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin:
"From a masterful writer of myth and fantasy, a beautiful reimagining of one of the most pivotal characters in Virgil's Aeneid . . . As the story goes, Virgil’s hero fights to claim the king’s daughter, Lavinia, with whom he is destined to build an empire. Lavinia herself never speaks a word. Now, Ursula K. Le Guin gives Lavinia a voice in a novel that takes us to the half-wild world of ancient Italy. Lavinia grows up knowing nothing but peace and freedom until her suitors arrive. Her mother wants her to marry handsome, ambitious Turnus. But omens and prophecies spoken by the sacred springs say she must marry a foreigner, that she will be the cause of a bitter war, and that her husband will not live long. When a fleet of Trojan ships sails up the Tiber, Lavinia decides to take her destiny into her own hands and tells us the story of her life—and her life's greatest love." -from the publisher
You can place a hold on this title here: https://ssf.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1778310076
Meet us at the brewery for a drink and a chat!
Please note that location is subject to change due to venue bookings. Contact the library for updates. For the most up-to-date info, join our Meetup!