01/09/2020 - 7:00 PM
01/09/2020 - 8:00 PM
Book Talk: Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
Thursday, January 9. 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
Join Gunnison’s Book Talk Club where the group meets monthly to discuss the current book of the month. All is welcome to read and join in on discussions. Free for community members. Suggested donation during meetings. For more information email email@example.com
Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann. In the 1920s, the oil rich Osage Nation in Oklahoma began to be killed off until the newly formed FBI took the case.
GAC Book Talk Books 2019-2020 Season:
September 5 The Overstory by Richard Powers led by Narcissa
Immerses the reader in the lives of a wide cast of characters to whom trees are not exactly an addiction but will become important.
October 3 The Library Book by Susan Orlean led by Judy
A love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.
November 7 The Common Good by Robert B. Reich led by Ellen
A common good constitutes the very essence of any society or nation.
December 5 There There by Tommy Orange led by Stacy
Follows twelve characters traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to each other, and telling the plight of the urban Native American.
January 9 (2nd Thursday) Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
by David Grann led by Betsy
In the 1920s, the oil rich Osage Nation in Oklahoma began to be killed off until the newly formed FBI took the case.
February 6 H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald led by Susan
Goshawk Mabel’s temperament mirrors Helen’s grief after her father’s death, and together raptor and human “discover the pain and beauty of being alive.”
March 5 Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
led by Steve
Follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads.
April 2 Crooked House by Agatha Christie led by Paula
The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling mansion until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered, and they all have reason to kill him.
May 7 Warlight by Michael Ondaatje led by Lyda
After WWII, Nathaniel begins to uncover all he didn’t know or understand during that time, and embarks on a journey through reality, recollection, and imagination.
June 4 Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin led by Vikki
A fourteen-year-old boy’s discovery of the terms of his identity in 1935.