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The Big Book Club Podcast from Arlington Public Library

May 31, 2021

This week on the podcast we’re reading part 1 of “An American Tragedy,” by Theodore Dreiser. Originally published in 1925, Dreiser based his novel on a notorious murder of a young woman named Grace Brown, and the subsequent trial of her boyfriend. The novel has just been republished in a new edition. The next two episodes will cover parts two and three.

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An American Tragedy,” by Theodore Dreiser


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Upcoming Summer Books:

Our July 19 book will be “The Big Sleep,” by Raymond Chandler, followed by Terry Pratchet’s “The Wee Free Men” for August 2.