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DPL Book Club

2950 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15216, US

The DPL Book Club is a monthly book club for adults which reads a variety of recent and classic fiction and non-fiction. Copies of the book are available for pickup at the library for each month's selection. For this month's selection, please contact us or visit our website or Facebook page.

DPL Book Club: Giovanni’s Room

2950 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15216, US

February's book for the DPL Book Club is James Baldwin's 1956 novel Giovanni's Room.Ā Ā From the publisher:In the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality.David is a young American expatriate who has just proposed marriage to his girlfriend, Hella. While she is away on a trip, David meets a bartender named Giovanni to whom he is drawn in spite of himself. Soon the two are spending the night in … Read More