Join us for Hawthorne Library's monthly book club The Salad Days! This group is tailored to (but by no means limited to!) readers of the millennial generation looking to explore books and popular culture. We meet the fourth Thursday of each month at Barriques - Atwood (2166 Atwood Ave). You can pick up books at Hawthorne Library. ~ The Power by Naomi Alderman ~ In The Power the world is a recognisable place: there's a rich Nigerian kid who lounges around the family pool; a foster girl whose religious parents hide their true nature; a local American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. But something vital has changed causing their lives to converge with devastating effect. Teenage girls now have immense physical power - they can cause agonising pain and even death. And with this small twist of nature the world changes utterly. This extraordinary novel by Naomi Alderman a Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year and Granta Best of British writer is not only a gripping story of how the world would change if power was in the hands of women but also exposes with breath-taking daring our contemporary world.