February’s Book Club Selection

"A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan

Cover image for the novel A Visit from the Good Squad, by Jennifer EganA Visit from the Goon Squad delves into the lives of Bennie Salazar, an aging music executive in New York City, and Sasha, his troubled young employee. Exploring the turbulent pasts and inevitable, indelible markings left by experience on her protagonists, Jennifer Egan takes us on a globe-trotting, musically-infused exploration of the very human tendencies to succumb or struggle against self-destruction, and the need for redemption.

The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at La Casa, located next door to the interim library. We will be meeting March 14 to discuss this book. For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at anaelisa.decampossalles@dc.gov or call 202-671-3122.