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4 December - First SQCC Book Club Meeting

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The Current Reading:
Title: My Grandmother's Stories: Folk Tales from Dhofar
AuthorKhadija bint Alawi Al-Dhahab
Translator: W. Scott Chahanovich
Language: English 
Availability: SQCC Library holdings and PDF by email request (
About the Book:
The current reading features a collection of fifteen folk tales passed down orally from generation to generation in Oman. The author, who grew up in Oman's southern province of Dhofar, compiled and transcribed these stories about princesses, peasants, genies, and talking animals. These traditional folk tales give readers of all ages a unique glimpse into Dhofari life, customs, and values.
About the SQCC Book Club's First Meeting:
The SQCC Book Club will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, 4 December, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 in the SQCC Library located at 1100 16th Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20036The first meeting will include a guided group discussion of the selected stories: The Sly FoxThe Magic Ring, and The Prince and the Clever Maiden.
How Do I Join the SQCC Book Club? Simply click "Keep Me Updated' below or send an email to with the subject "SQCC Book Club" and we will keep you updated about upcoming readings and meetings.
How Do I Get the Book? Stop by the SQCC Library to pick up a copy of the book or send an email to for a digital copy.
Attending the first session of the SQCC Book Club?
12/04/19 6:30pm - 12/04/19 7:30pm

The first meeting of the SQCC Book Club on 4 December, 2019.
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SQCC is a short walk from the Farragut North & Farragut West stations. 
Open to the public Monday — Friday 10 a.m. — 4 p.m. Online access to our catalog can be found here.
Email: Phone: 202-677-3967 x104

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