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Food for Thought: Ohio Apertures (December 14)

Our next series of book discussions will center around the literary element of place. We meet at 5:30pm on the 2nd Thursday at the Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., in the 2nd floor meeting room. Haven't read the book yet? No worries.

Our December title is Ohio Apertures by Robert Miltner. This book is available from POP! Arts, Book, Culture via Bookshop.

"Robert Miltner's Ohio Apertures is a collection of brief pieces of creative nonfiction that turns its attention to northeast Ohio's position as both a Great Lakes state and the north coast of America. Its dozen selections, which include flash memoir, lyric essays, narrative nonfiction, literary nonfiction, travel writing, and historical excavations of place, trace the author's life from early childhood onward, offering a template for understanding the impact of place, region, family, literacy, and cultural influence on the shaping of a Midwest identity.”

Upcoming books in this series: January (short stories) The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans February (creative nonfiction) Just Us by Claudia Rankine March (short stories) What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us by Laura van den Berg April (memoir) 50 Miles by Sheryl St. Germain May (novel) Ohio by Stephen Markley

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