Professional book discussion leader Lanny Ori leads thought-provoking discussions of notable titles. Books are available at the Adult Services reference desk approximately one month prior to the discussion. Downloadable e-books and audiobooks may also be available. Please register online. Zimmerman Room.The Ginger Tree by Oswald Wynd Thursday, Jan 16, 2 PM In 1903, young Scotswoman Mary Mackenzie is betrothed to marry a military man in Peking. When she is caught up in an affair with a Japanese nobleman, she finds herself cast out, without her daughter, in a land far from home.