The Handmaid's Tale Book Discussion Group
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 7:00pm | US/Central
The Bensenville Library is proud to announce the 12th annual Bensenville Reads program! Each year, the Library selects a book, author, or theme to promote reading in the community.
year we have selected the theme “Dystopian Futures”. The genre goes
back to H.G. Wells’ 1895 classic “The Time Machine” and has recently
swelled in popularity for both Adult and Young Adult audiences, with
some classic novels returning to best sellers lists. The five books
we’ve selected this year are a mix of classics and more contemporary
works. Copies of the books are available at the Library.
are invited to join us for a series of book groups discussing each
selected title, as well as a special presentation on post-apocalyptic
The Handmaid’s Tale | by Margaret Atwood (1985)
Book Discussion: Wednesday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m.
Brave New World | by Aldous Huxley (1931)
Book Discussion: Wednesday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m.
1984 | by George Orwell (1949)
Book Discussion: Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m.
The Giver | by Lois Lowry (1993)
Book Discussion: Wednesday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Ready Player One | by Ernest Cline (2011)
Book Discussion: Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m.