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Gilded Lily Literary Society

The Gilded Lily Literary Society is to promote the love of reading, good food and friendship. Our next selection will be The River of Doubt by Candice Millard. The true story follows Theodore Roosevelt on his journey on one of the most dangerous rivers on earth. The book was published in 2005 and was featured on the New York Times Bestseller list.
There is no membership fee, we just ask that you RSVP by sending an email to Gilded Lily at or sending a text message to Debbie at 816-510-2182.

Upcoming Literary Society Meetings: 

Tuesday, May 14th 6:30pm located at Gilded Lily. Drinks and appetizers will also be provided.

The River of Doubt

Looking for a copy of the book? Be sure to check out your local library, local bookstore, or even borrow from a friend! 

Previous Gilded Lily Literary Society selections:

  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

  • The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

  • Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

  • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

  • I am Mrs. Jesse James by Pat Wahler

  • Deaths on Pleasant Street by Giles Fowler