Book Group: The Midnight Library (Led by Nancy Buehler)

Join us for a discussion of this wildly popular novel, led by book group leader Nancy Buehler. The program is free. Space may be limited. Please email events@thebookstall.com to reserve your spot!

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About the Book:  Included in best-of-year and year-end roundups by The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, New York Public Library, Amazon, Boston Globe, PureWow, St. Louis Public Radio, She Reads, Lit Hub, The Mary Sue, and more

"Whimsical." --Washington Post, named one of the 15 Feel-Good Books Guaranteed to Lift Your Spirits

An absorbing but comfortable read...a vision of limitless possibility, of new roads taken, of new lives lived, of a whole different world available to us somehow, somewhere, might be exactly what's wanted in these troubled and troubling times." -- The New York Times

"Charming...a celebration of the ordinary: ordinary revelations, ordinary people, and the infinity of worlds seeded in ordinary choices." --The Guardian

Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if you had made a different choice at any point in your life. While we all wonder how our lives might have been, what if you had the chance to go to the library and see for yourself? Would any of these other lives truly be better?

In The Midnight Library, Matt Haig's enchanting blockbuster novel, Nora Seed finds herself faced with this decision. Faced with the possibility of changing her life for a new one, following a different career, undoing old breakups, realizing her dreams of becoming a glaciologist; she must search within herself as she travels through the Midnight Library to decide what is truly fulfilling in life, and what makes it worth living in the first place.

Event date: 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Event address: 

Online Zoom event!
The Midnight Library: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525559474
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Viking - September 29th, 2020

The New York Times bestselling WORLDWIDE phenomenon
 
Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick
 
"A feel-good book guaranteed to lift your spirits."—The Washington Post