Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Tunnel / El túnel

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by Ernesto Sábatolol_tunnel_cover-spa

In this psychological novel of obsessive love, artist Juan Pablo Castel recounts from his prison cell  the story of María Iribarne. Obsessed from the moment he sees her examining one of his paintings, he fantasizes for months about how they might meet again. When he happens upon her one day, a relationship develops that convinces him of their mutual love. But his growing paranoia leads him to destroy the one thing he cares about.

The group will meet Wednesday, January 11, 7-8:00 pm, 3rd Floor, Seminar Room, Main Library. Attendees have the option to read in English and/or Spanish. Discussions may also be in English and Spanish. Attendees do not have to be bilingual. Copies of Ernesto Sábato’s The Tunnel (Spanish: El túnel) will be held at the 2nd floor Readers Services Desk one month before the discussion. Call to register at (847) 448-8620!

 

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The Alchemist / El Alquimista

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lol_alchemist-spa_coverby Paulo Coehlo

Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago’s journey teaches about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams.

The group will meet Wednesday, December 14, 7-8:00 pm, 3rd Floor, Seminar Room, Main Library. Attendees have the option to read in English and/or Spanish. Discussions may also be in English and Spanish. Attendees do not have to be bilingual. Copies of Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist (Spanish: El Alquimista) will be held at the 2nd floor Readers Services Desk one month before the discussion. Call to register at (847) 448-8620!