- October 24, 2023
- 6:00 pm
- Delaware City Library
Recent Release Book Club: The Devil & Sherlock Holmes
Recent Release Book Club is a monthly book club where we discuss recently released titles. The October title is The Devil & Sherlock Holmes by David Grann. Light refreshments provided.
More on the book:
“Whether he’s reporting on the infiltration of the murderous Aryan Brotherhood into the U.S. prison system, tracking down a chameleon con artist in Europe, or riding in a cyclone-tossed skiff with a scientist hunting the elusive giant squid, David Grann revels in telling stories that explore the nature of obsession and that peel back hidden, often dangerous realms. This breathtaking collection includes stories about the foremost expert on Sherlock Holmes who is found dead in mysterious circumstances, about an arson sleuth trying to prove that a man about to be executed is innocent, and about sandhogs racing to complete the brutally dangerous job of building New York City’s water tunnels before the old system collapses.
Throughout, Grann’s accounts display the full power—and often the perversity—of the human spirit. Compulsively readable, “The Devil and Sherlock Holmes” is a brilliant mosaic of ambition, madness, passion, and folly.”
Pick up a copy of this month’s title at the Circulation Desk. This program is open to adults . Questions? Call the library at 302-834-4148.
Delaware City Library, 250 5th St, Delaware City, DE 19706
In the Community Room.
6:00pm – 7:30pm Eastern Time
Registration is required, please register below.