Book Club: Books & Beer at Lahaska

Books & Beer is a monthly book club that meets on the last Tuesday of each month at Free Will Tap Room in Peddler's Village. This book club is open to everyone and reads a wide range of fiction and non-fiction.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 29th at 6:30pm at Free Will Tap Room in Peddler's Village

Discussing: The Ghost Map:The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World  by Steven Johnson

About the Book: It's the summer of 1854, and London is just emerging as one of the first modern cities in the world. But lacking the infrastructure -- garbage removal, clean water, sewers -- necessary to support its rapidly expanding population, the city has become the perfect breeding ground for a terrifying disease no one knows how to cure. As the cholera outbreak takes hold, a physician and a local curate are spurred to action-and ultimately solve the most pressing medical riddle of their time. Read more....

Book club members save 20% off the price of the book. 

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Previous Selections:


The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594485756
Availability: Usually Arrives to Store in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - May 1st, 2012

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735224735
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - October 23rd, 2018

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The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness Cover Image
ISBN: 9781451697728
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - April 5th, 2016

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The Children of Men Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307275431
Availability: Usually Arrives to Store in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - May 16th, 2006

Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich Cover Image
By Norman Ohler, Shaun Whiteside (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781328915344
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - March 6th, 2018

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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101911532
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476709642
Availability: Usually Arrives to Store in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2015

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal Cover Image
By Ben Macintyre, John le Carré (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9780804136655
Availability: Usually Arrives to Store in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown - May 12th, 2015


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