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January Book Club: The Overstory, by Richard Powers
January 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree
The book club meets every “First Sunday” throughout the year from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Music Makers space at 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, Pa.
This month, join us for a discussion of The Overstory, by Richard Powers.
Excerpt from Washington Post review of The Overstory:
“In 2016, Annie Proulx captured three centuries of logging in the New World with a fantastic novel called “Barkskins.” Given its enormous length and its encyclopedic examination of wood, “Barkskins” felt like a singular creation, but now it has a monumental companion planted right alongside it: Richard Powers’s “The Overstory.” This ambitious novel soars up through the canopy of American literature and remakes the landscape of environmental fiction.”
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