Join us to discuss a wide range of contemporary (and some classic) titles! 

Join us on Zoom every third Thursday at 3pm.

We are meeting virtually until further notice.

We welcome new members to join us in reading and discussing current literary fiction, historical fiction and some nonfiction titles.

Registration required for new members. Returning members will automatically receive the Zoom meeting information each month. Group members will receive the Zoom meeting link by email. 

This is a volunteer-led group. The Library will not distribute Zoom login information; the volunteer who leads the group will email a link for the Zoom meeting. 

About this Title:

Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations—a search for the truth that threatens to consume him....

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For more information, please contact Sharon Drewer at or 703-228-3738.


Thursday, June 16, 2022
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Events for Adults 18+ Only Good for Adults Age 55+
Book Club
Arlington Public Library

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