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Upcoming Events – 2015

May 25, 2015 Garden City Waiting by Ha Jin
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May 26, 2015 Overland Park The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
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May 28, 2015 Bonner Springs The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
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May 28, 2015 Topeka The March by E. L. Doctorow
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June 3, 2015 Kansas City Typical American by Gish Jen
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June 4, 2015 Atchison The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
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June 16, 2015 Wamego The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
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June 23, 2015 Garden City The Chinese Gold Murders by Robert Van Gulik
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June 25, 2015 Topeka The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
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July 9, 2015 Atchison My Last Days as Roy Rogers by Pat Cunningham Devoto
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July 21, 2015 Wamego None to Accompany Me by Nadine Gordimer
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August 6, 2015 Atchison The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
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August 18, 2015 Council Grove The Bones of Plenty by Lois Hudson
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August 24, 2015 Newton A Diary from Dixie by Mary Boykin Chesnut
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August 25, 2015 Independence The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
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August 31, 2015 Ulysses Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
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September 5, 2015 Lenexa Bel Canto by Anne Patchett
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September 14, 2015 Parsons Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
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September 15, 2015 Council Grove Great Plains by Ian Frazier
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September 16, 2015 Chanute Charming Billy by Alice McDermott
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September 16, 2015 Topeka Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
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September 19, 2015 Augusta Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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September 22, 2015 Independence Race Matters by Cornel West
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September 23, 2015 Newton The March by E. L. Doctorow
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September 28, 2015 Ulysses The Cloud Atlas by Liam Callanan
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October 2, 2015 Lenexa People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
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October 7, 2015 Topeka The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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October 10, 2015 Augusta Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
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October 13, 2015 Chanute Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
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October 19, 2015 Parsons One Soldier's Story by Bob Dole
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October 20, 2015 Council Grove Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
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October 21, 2015 Newton March by Geraldine Brooks
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October 26, 2015 Ulysses When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
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October 28, 2015 Topeka The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
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October 29, 2015 Chanute Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
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November 6, 2015 Lenexa The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
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November 10, 2015 Chanute Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
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November 14, 2015 Augusta Emma by Jane Austen
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November 16, 2015 Parsons The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
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November 17, 2015 Council Grove Touching the Fire: Buffalo Dancers, the Sky Bundle, and Other Tales by Roger Welsch
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November 18, 2015 Topeka Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
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November 18, 2015 Newton The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
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November 30, 2015 Ulysses The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
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December 4, 2015 Lenexa Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje
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December 7, 2015 Parsons The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill
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Ongoing Events