Food for Thought Book Discussion
Led by Mount Prospect Public Library Readers’ Advisors, the Food for Thought Book Discussions will give you food for thought all year! Food for Thought selections offer a variety of books ranging from classics to non-fiction to popular fiction. This book discussion meets on the first Wednesday of each month in Meeting Room B in two sessions: Session 1 meets from noon-1 p.m. and Session 2 meets from 2-3 p.m. Registration is required. Books will be available 30 days prior to the discussion at the Fiction/AV/Teen Services desk. Attendees must be registered in order to claim a book.
The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obrecht
Remembering childhood stories her grandfather once told her, young physician Natalia
becomes convinced that he spent his last days searching for a vagabond who claimed to be
immortal. As Natalia struggles to understand why her grandfather, a deeply rational man,
would go on such a farfetched journey, she stumbles across a clue that leads her to the
extraordinary story of the tiger’s wife.
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor
Harvard-trained brain scientist Jill Bolte Taylor suffered a massive stroke at the age of 37. This intriguing memoir shares her unique perspective on the brain and its capacity for recovery, as well as the inspiring testimony that we can consciously influence what we think and how we feel.