Ohioana Book Club

Ohioana Book Club


OHIOana Library Connecting Readers and Ohio Writers 

Established in 2006 as an added advantage for Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) members and enthusiasts, the Ohioana Book Club meets at the Ohioana Library Association  in the State Library of Ohio, located at: 274 East First Avenue, Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43201

Members of the LLI Steering Committee​ serve as facilitators and liaisons, and they are pleased to announce the following selection for reading and discussion: ​



The job seems simple enough: Reporter Lee Hershey needs protection for a couple of weeks as he pursues the biggest story of his career with all eyes on swing state Ohio in the midst of a presidential election. Columbus private eye Andy Hayes, broke as usual, doesn’t have much choice but to sign on, even with his girlfriend falling for the charming journalist.

Then murder strikes at the Statehouse and Andy finds himself partly responsible for the death. With an innocent man behind bars, a mysterious vehicle following Andy around the city, and more lives in danger, the detective​ has his hands full trying to solve a killing in a poisonous political environment where everyone has a motive for murder and anyone could be the next target.






Recent past titles and studies have included: ​

Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight | by Jay Barbree

Everything I Never Told You | by Celeste Ng

Destiny of the Republic| by Candice Millard

The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn | by Nathaniel Philbrick

The Paris Wife  |by Paula McLain's

The President's Club​ |by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy


All Ohioana Book Club titles are selected by consensus of those regularly attending Ohioana Book Club meetings, and all titles are chosen by Ohioans and/or about Ohio or Ohioans.  Attendance is free and open to all, but registration is requested. 


Please register by contacting:

Librarian, Stephanie Michaels | Phone 614-466-3831 | Email Ohioana@Ohioana.org

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