Monday Book Discussion Group

On Monday, March 24, the Monday Book Discussion Groups talked about "The Bear in th Attic" by Patrick F. McManus. 

Copies of book discussion titles are available at the Massillon Public Library’s Reference Desk. This program is free and no registration is required.

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The Bear in the Attic
by Patrick F. McManus

Find this book in our catalog.

The beloved humorist and bestselling author returns with his most riotous collection of essays to date.

Overflowing with his trademark outdoorsman's wit, Patrick F. McManus's newest collection ponders the strange allure of the RV, the existential implications of being lost, the baffling tendency of animals to outsmart those who wish to hunt them, and the singular pleasure of doubling the size of every fish one doesn't actually catch.


Combining the curmudgeonly voice of Dave Barry and the sly humor of Garrison Keillor, McManus brilliantly captures the everyday absurdities that comprise our existence. Alongside his humor, McManus's inimitable vision consistently evokes a childlike wonder at the natural world. Even if we are running low on food, the compass is broken, and we are fairly certain we have just spotted a family of Sasquatches frolicking in the treetops, "The Bear in the Attic" makes the outdoors seem irresistible.