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Dark Nonfiction Book Club – Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30pm

Dark nonfiction book club is a new book discussion group for the morbidly curious. We will explore dark topics such as true crime, natural disasters, war stories, death and dying, manmade disasters, forensic science, burial and funerary practices, and cults. 

Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30pm. We will be discussing: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty.

“Armed with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre, Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory and turned morbid curiosity into her life’s work. She cared for bodies of every color, shape, and affliction, and became an intrepid explorer in the world of the dead. In this best-selling memoir, brimming with gallows humor and vivid characters, she marvels at the gruesome history of undertaking and relates her unique coming-of-age story with bold curiosity and mordant wit. By turns hilarious, dark, and uplifting, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes reveals how the fear of dying warps our society and “will make you reconsider how our culture treats the dead” (San Francisco Chronicle).”

Multiple copies are available at the service desk. Click here to register.

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