When We Meet: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:30pm
What We Read: 
Our book selections are driven by requests by our book club members, therefore we read a great variety of books. Come with an open mind, you're likely to read something unexpected and captivating!
Where We Meet: 
Inkwood Books
How To Join: 
No registration required, but we do ask that you buy the book at Inkwood to participate.
Our Selection This Month: 
Salt Houses Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328915856
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2018

Winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the Arab American Book Award ;Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR * Nylon * Kirkus Reviews * Bustle * BookPage 

On the eve of her daughter Alia’s wedding, Salma reads the girl’s future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is uprooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. 

Salma is forced to leave her home in Nablus; Alia’s brother gets pulled into a politically militarized world he can’t escape; and Alia and her gentle-spirited husband move to Kuwait City, where they reluctantly build a life with their three children. When Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait in 1990, Alia and her family once again lose their home, their land, and their story as they know it, scattering to Beirut, Paris, Boston, and beyond. Soon Alia’s children begin families of their own, once again navigating the burdens (and blessings) of assimilation in foreign cities.


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