The Book Group at El Retiro Library
126 Vista del Parque, Redondo Beach 90277, 310 375-0922
Come join us the first Tuesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., excluding holidays.
January 7 – 10:00 a.m.
Suspect by Robert Crais
A traumatized LAPD officer and his new partner, a former military dog, set out to investigate a case that no one wants them to touch.
February 4 – 10:00 a.m.
Without You There Is No Us by Suki Kim
The author presents a haunting, first-hand account of her experiences teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign.
March 3 – 10:00 a.m.
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Whitehead imagines the Undergound Railroad in a bold new way in this tale of fugitives escaping slavery.
April 7 – 10:00 a.m.
The Library Book by Susan Orleans
This work of non-fiction chronicles the Los Angeles Public Library fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives, and reveals how these beloved institutions provide much more than just books - and why they remain an essential part of the heart, mind, and soul of our country.
May 5 – 10:00 a.m.
Beach Book Favorites
Come tell us about one or two of your favorite books for summer!
June 2 – 10:00 a.m.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
Newly arrived at Auschwitz, Lale Sokolov is given the task of tattooing numbers on the arms of thousands of prisoners with what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust in this novel that is a testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible conditions.
July 7 – 10:00 a.m.
Grann presents a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.