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Mystery Book Discussion Group

Bring your lunch and join us the third Tuesday of the month from noon to 1 in the conference room on the second floor of the Main Library, at 361 Washington Street.

Copies of the book to be discussed will be available at the front desk 4 weeks before the meeting.

If you have any questions, please contact reference librarian Liz Mellett at (617) 730-2369 or via email.

The complete list of books the group has read in the past.


Richard Stark, Comback (1997)

Jul 21, 2015 Main Library, Conference Room

The heist was a success – half a million dollars stolen from a televangelist. The double- cross came later. Legendary thief Parker is not a man whom it is wise to betray, and even on the run, chased by those on both sides of the law, he is a force to be reckoned with. Publishers Weekly said “Energy and imagination light up virtually every page, as does some of the best hard-boiled prose ever to grace the noir genre.” A New York Times Notable Book.