Contemporary Fiction Book Group

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:00am

The Contemporary Fiction Book Group will be reading and discussing A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles, on October 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Field Library Gallery.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.


A Gentleman in Moscow is the bestselling story of Count Alexander Rostov, condemned by a Bolshevik Tribunal in 1922 to house arrest  in an attic room at the Hotel Metropol in Moscow, overlooking the Kremlin.  As the Count witnesses the tumultuous history of the early days of the Soviet Union, he begins to broaden his emotional world despite his restricted circumstances.