Escondido, CA

Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Club Meets in November

Rincón Literario (The Literary Corner), Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Discussion Group, will meet on Saturday, November 18, from 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. in the Turrentine Room to discuss “The Bastard of Istambul/La bastarda de Estambul” by Ellif Safak, a One Book, One San Diego selection.

To facilitate bilingual discussion, the book is available for check-out in English and Spanish, in a variety of formats, including print and eBook. Copies can be reserved at

“The Bastard of Istanbul” tells the story of two women, one living in San Francisco, the other in Istanbul, their contrasting searches for identity, and the secret connection that links them both to a violent event in the history of their homeland.

Rincón Literario meets next on Saturday, January 27, 2018, to discuss “In the Midst of Winter/Más allá del invierno,” Isabel Allende’s new novel.  Rincón Literario is made

possible support from the Friends of the Escondido Public Library. Library programs are free and open to the public.

For more information about future Rincón Literario selections and other Library programs, visit or contact Librarian Cecy Rayphole at 760-839-4289 or at Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia St. in downtown Escondido.

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