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Books on Tap

Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton

2024-04-17 19:30:00 2024-04-17 20:30:00 America/New_York Books on Tap Talk books, socialize, and relax with a cold one at Patron Saints Brewery, located at 4730 W Bancroft St #8, Toledo, OH 43615. 21 and over only. Library in the Community - Patron Saints Brewery

Wednesday, April 17
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-17 19:30:00 2024-04-17 20:30:00 America/New_York Books on Tap Talk books, socialize, and relax with a cold one at Patron Saints Brewery, located at 4730 W Bancroft St #8, Toledo, OH 43615. 21 and over only. Library in the Community - Patron Saints Brewery

Library in the Community

Patron Saints Brewery

Talk books, socialize, and relax with a cold one at Patron Saints Brewery, located at 4730 W Bancroft St #8, Toledo, OH 43615. 21 and over only.

Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton

eBook

A landslide has closed the Korowai Pass on New Zealand's South Island, cutting off the town of Thorndike and leaving a sizable farm abandoned. The disaster presents an opportunity for Birnam Wood, an undeclared, unregulated, sometimes-criminal, sometimes-philanthropic guerrilla gardening collective that plants crops wherever no one will notice. For years, the group has struggled to break even. To occupy the farm at Thorndike would mean a shot at solvency at last.

But the enigmatic American billionaire Robert Lemoine also has an interest in the place: he has snatched it up to build his end-times bunker, or so he tells Birnam's founder, Mira, when he catches her on the property. He's intrigued by Mira, and by Birnam Wood; although they're poles apart politically, it seems Lemoine and the group might have enemies in common. But can Birnam trust him? And, as their ideals and ideologies are tested, can they trust one another?

A gripping psychological thriller from the Booker Prize–winning author of The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton's Birnam Wood is Shakespearean in its drama, Austenian in its wit, and, like both influences, fascinated by what makes us who we are. A brilliantly constructed study of intentions, actions, and consequences, it is a mesmerizing, unflinching consideration of the human impulse to ensure our own survival.

Patron Saints Brewery is a West Toledo nano-brewery crafting a wide variety of beer styles. The brewery is a small, 2 man operation founded after countless late nights home brewing in the driveway.

Books on Tap is presented in partnership by Toledo Lucas County Public LibraryDestination Toledo419 Ale Trail, and host breweries.

AGE GROUP: | Adults (18+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Groups |

TAGS: | booksontap | bigidea |

Library in the Community

Phone: 4192595200
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Hours
Mon, Jul 15 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

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