Book discussion: The Shepherd's Life

Monday, April 2, 2018 (All day)

Our next book discussion title will be The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District by James Rebanks. The library will host discussions on this title on Monday, April 2 - join us for a pair of conversations: 
• at NOON where you're invited to bring along a sack lunch for a daytime conversation, 
• and again at 7 pm for those who prefer an after-work or post-dinner evening conversation. 

The son of a shepherd who was the son of a shepherd, the author’s family have lived and worked in the Lake District of Northern England further back than recorded history. This nonfiction memoir is the story of a deep-rooted attachment to place, modern dispatches from an ancient landscape. In evocative and lucid prose, Rebanks takes us through a shepherd's year, offering a unique account of rural life and a fundamental connection with the land most of us have lost. It is a story of working lives, the people around him, his childhood, his parents and grandparents, a people who exist and endure even as the culture - of the Lake District, and of farming - changes around them.

We brought in books for IMMEDIATE CHECKOUT - stop in to check one out and take it home today!

green English hillsides on the cover of The Shepherd's Life