Crocker Book Club; “The Relic Master” by Christopher Buckley

Back Event Aug 27, 2016 @ 11 am

The Crocker book club will feature two discussion sessions, one on a Thursday evening with wine and snacks for sale from the Crocker Café by Supper Club, and one on a Saturday morning in the galleries. Come to one or both (no charge for the second meeting if you attend the first), and enjoy a lively discussion facilitated by Adult Education Coordinator Erin Dorn along with fellow book and art lovers.

The featured book for August is “The Relic Master” by Christopher Buckley. In this novel, Christopher Buckley, a writer known for his satires of Washington, D.C., takes aim at religion in 16th-century Europe, where a relics trader is forced to steal one of Catholicism’s most coveted objects. Enjoy the sharp wit of Buckley, rich references to the art of Albrecht Dürer, and a jaunt back in time. As the “Kirkus Reviews” states, “With torture and swordplay, there’s more gore than Washington generally offers and more fun than most readers might expect even from twisted history.”

Space is extremely limited; advance registration is suggested. Tickets may be purchased online or at the Museum admission desk.