Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Ludlow book group discusses “The Circle”

Thursday, May 25, 7 p.m.—LUDLOW—The Friends of the Library of Ludlow have announced that “The Circle” by Dave Egger is the selection for the monthly book discussion held Friday, May 25, 7 p.m..

Mae Holland, a recent college graduate, lands a job at a powerful technology company which she feels is the job of a lifetime. “The Circle” is a company located in California that is run by a so-called “Three wise Men.” The company links users’ personal emails, social media, banking and purchasing with their universal operating system resulting one online identity.

What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon become a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy and the limits of human knowledge. The novel centers around the perils of the internet and the companies that control it.

The Library is at 88 Main St., Ludlow. For more info. call 802-228-8921.

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