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2nd Tuesday Book Club Discusses Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on March 14, at 6 p.m. in the Turrentine Room. This month’s selection is “Inside the O’Briens” by Lisa Genova. Copies of the book are available for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at

When family patriarch Joe O’Brien is diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease, a fatal disorder with no cure, his family is stunned. Joe eventually is stripped of his police badge as his symptoms worsen. His adult children must decide whether to be tested for Huntington’s and face their sentence, or live with the anxiety of not knowing. Throughout this struggle, “Inside the O’Briens” beautifully examines the resilience of the human spirit. The 2nd Tuesday Book Club is facilitated by Library staff and is an opportunity to discover new perspectives and share impressions with other dedicated readers. New and returning participants are always welcomed.

The 2nd Tuesday Book Club will continue on April 11, for a group discussion of “Circling the Sun” by Paula McLain.

Library programs are sponsored by Friends of the Escondido Public Library and are free to the public. For more information about the 2nd Tuesday Book Club visit or contact Adult Services Librarian, Monica Barrette at 760-839-4836. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia St. in downtown Escondido.

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