Our December book pick: Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Achilles, "the best of all the Greeks," son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful, irresistible to all who meet him. Patroclus is an awkward young prince, exiled from his homeland after an act of shocking violence. Brought together by chance, they forge an inseparable bond, despite risking the gods' wrath.
(book content warning includes: abductions, abandonment, blood depictions, child abuse, death, human sacrificing, human trafficking, murder, physical violence, plague (mentioned, graphic), rape (mentioned), self-harm, slavery, torture, war.
Register for our book club event here or email email@example.com to opt into the free book loan before December 16. Don't need a book loan? Feel free to also drop in on our book club without registering, find the meeting id on our Instagram!
We can provide accommodations for accessibility needs in your book (ie. audiobook, large print, etc)
Participants should expect casual conversations about literature and see friendly faces, understanding, respect, with no pressure in a laid-back environment.
Facilitators: Gilles and Griffin