Contemporary Evening Book Discussion: Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
August 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This award winning debut novel begins in 1963 as Salma reads her daughter’s future in a cup of coffee grounds on the eve of her wedding. She foresees an unsettled future for her which soon comes to pass when the family is uprooted in the Six Day War of 1967. A deeply absorbing multi generational novel of a middle class Palestinian family as they endure war, loss, displacement, and ultimately hope.
Moderated by Professor Mike Boecherer of SCCC
Copies of the books are available at the Reference desk. Everyone is welcome!