The residents of Old Palm are voracious readers that love to discuss thought-provoking books, often at The Ladies Book Club. Other venues are also available nearby, where ladiesâand gentlemenâcan talk about their favorite bestsellers.
For instance, there is The Society of Four Arts in downtown Palm Beach, which hosts discussion groups throughout the season at its Gioconda and Joseph King Library, located at 2 Four Arts Plaza.
It doesnât cost a thing and reservations arenât required. Just show up with an understanding of the topic and a willingness to engage in enlightening conversation with other bibliophiles. So why not attend the upcoming discussions on these books:
âThe White Nileâ by Alan Moorehead. A seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, this book is filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and adventure by the likes of Stanley and Livingstone. (February 2, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and February 3 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.).
âGeorge Marshall: A Biographyâ by Debi and Iwin Unger. Based on exhaustive research and filled with rich detail, this novel is considered a definitive work on one of the most influential figures in American historyâthe general who ran the U.S. campaign during World War II and the Secretary of State who oversaw the successful rebuilding of postwar Europe. (February 16, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and February 17 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.).