VB Reads ... Afternoon Book Chat Group

Join Sittrea in the Readings Gallery on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 for an OPEN Book Chat. Authors DO NOT attend.  Bring a latte and enjoy! Everyone welcome.

 


 

Alexander Hamilton Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143034759
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - March 29th, 2005

Wednesday, May 9, 1:00pm

Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow's biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today's America is the result of Hamilton's countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time.


Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416591061
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - May 10th, 2011

Wednesday, June 13,  1:00pm

This stunning historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West. 


The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780544944831
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - March 7th, 2017

Wednesday, July 11, 1:00pm

A dashing young orator during the Great Hunger of the 1840s, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony for life. But two years later he was "back from the dead" and in New York, instantly the most famous Irishman in America. Meagher's rebirth included his leading the newly formed Irish Brigade in many of the fiercest battles of the Civil War.


The Wright Brothers Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476728759
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 3rd, 2016

Wednesday, August 8, 1:00pm

David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly, Wilbur and Orville Wright.