Novel Conversations* at the Coralville Public Library *with some nonfiction

We meet the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm in the Library Board Room.
Everyone is welcome!


 Upcoming Novel Conversations


Invisible Man (book cover) Thursday, July 20 : Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison

A young, college-educated black man struggles to survive and succeed in a divided society that refuses to see him as a real human being.  When published in 1952, Ellison’s novel received instantaneous acclaim, winning the National Book Award.

The Sympathizer (book cover) Thursday, August 17 : The Sympathizer - Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Sympathizer of the title is a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who comes to Los Angeles after the fall of Saigon. Half of him falls in love and builds a new life in the US. The other half is still reporting back to the communist regime in Vietnam. Nguyen’s novel won six awards, including the Pulitzer Prize.


Full 2017 Book Selection List