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August 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them.

Christopher Boone is extremely intelligent and logical, but certain everyday interactions leave him upset and confused.  When the neighbor’s dog is killed one night, Christopher is determined to solve the mystery.  In attempting to learn the truth about the dog’s death, Christopher learns about secrets previously unknown in his own life.  Mark Haddon’s 2003 challenged novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a story of truth, lies loss, forgiveness, and family.

General registration opens June 11; registration with a free copy of the book opens July 14. Registration required. 

Program Description

As part of Delaware Humanities’ “Prohibited” initiative, the books for the 2021 Summer Book Clubs will be previously banned or frequently challenged books.  This summer will focus on modern literature. Everyone who attends all three Summer Book Club sessions will be entered into a raffle to win a Banned Books pouch from Out of Print! Registration will begin four weeks before each session.  There will be five free copies of the book for those who register for one, while supplies last.  Please note if you claim a free book and do not attend the discussion session, you will not be allowed to claim a free book in the future.  Books will only be mailed to Delaware addresses. Wednesday, June 9 at 5:30 PM: Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult (2007) Wednesday, July 14 at 5:30 PM: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (2003) Wednesday, August 11 at 5:30 PM: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (2003)