Next Book Group: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

boys in the boatBook Group will meet on Thursday, April 16, at 7:30 a.m., and Friday, April 17, at noon, to discuss The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown. The Boys in the Boat is a New York Times #1 Bestseller by the author of Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894 and The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride.

Penguin’s reader’s guide includes a conversation with the author about the book, his research, and how he discovered this story, as well as a list of questions for discussion. You can watch the book trailer below, which includes film footage of the Olympic race in Berlin.

Boston Children’s Hospital personnel are encouraged to join us in the AV Room in the Library on Thursday, April 16, at 7:30 a.m., or Friday, April 17, at noon, to participate in discussion about this book. If you would like to be added to our Book Group email distribution list, please contact Alison Clapp or Jessica LaBrie.

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