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Book Discussions:2015


Book Discussion: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Thursday, January 22 at 7:00 pm

AADL staff will lead a discussion of this brilliant, unforgettable novel, "A Tale For the Time Being," an inventive, beguiling story of our shared humanity and the search for home. Published in 2014, the novel won the Medici Book Club Prize, the L.A. Times Book Prize, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Ann Arbor District Library
343 S. Fifth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Details: 327-4555 or visit This event is intended for grades 9 to adult.

Tuesday, February 17 at 3:30 pm

Join the librarians from Washtenaw Community College's Bailey Library for light refreshments and lively conversation! Prior to the meeting, WCC will have a drawing for 3 copies of "A Tale for the Time Being" in the Bailey Library running January 16 through January 23.

Richard W. Bailey Library
Washtenaw Community College,
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Monday, March 16 at 7:00 pm

Librarians from the Tanner Philosophy Library at the University of Michigan will lead an open-to-the-public discussion of "A Tale for the Time Being" especially focused on the science and physics aspects of the book.

Tanner Philosophy Library
1171 Angell Hall
435 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
The Tanner Library is located in the south wing of Angell Hall. Go through the fire doors and Tanner will be the first door on the right.