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Events Calendar: PGCC Reads

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June's Pick

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Join us for a group discussion of Margaret Atwood's best-seller and now Hulu series, The Handmaid's Tale. "After a staged terrorist attack kills the President and most of Congress, the government is deposed and taken over by the oppressive and all controlling Republic of Gilead. Offred, now a Handmaid serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife, can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost even her own name. Despite the danger, Offred learns to navigate the intimate secrets of those who control her every move, risking her life in breaking the rules in hopes of ending this oppression" (Amazon).

Refreshments will be served in Accokeek Hall, Room 201.

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(Margaret Atwood on her book The Handmaid's Tale and the state of US politics today, YouTube)

Book Club Information

 

(Source: NPR Books)

PGCC Reads is a book discussion group of the Prince George's Community College Library. The group is open to all members of the community- students, faculty, staff, administrators, residents, and friends and family.

The next gathering will take place on:

Thursday, June 29th, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm, Accokeek Hall, Room 201

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