Non-Fiction Book Group 2017-09-06T14:38:19+00:00

Non-Fiction Book Group

Meets the fourth Sunday each month at 12:30pm, discussing books selected by members of the group. Contact: John Poust

2017-18 Schedule

September 24, 2017
Join the nonfiction book group as we discuss Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an American Prison by Shaka Senghor. The author tells of his nineteen year incarceration and how he forgave the people who hurt him and began to atone for the wrongs he had committed. Since his release, he has shared his story and become an activist and mentor.

October 22, 2017
“You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!” and 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions about Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People by Laura Erickson-Schroth and Laura A. Jacobs. 2017. 182 p. Available on new bookshelf at libraries. Paperback. Kindle.

December 3, 2017
American Nations: a History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America by Colin Woodard. 2011. 371 p. Available at libraries. Paperback, hardcover, Kindle, audio

December 31, 2017
Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity and Power in Ministry by Mitra Rahnema. 2017 222 p. Not available at libraries. Paperback.

January 28, 2018
The Silk Roads: a New History of the World by Peter Frankopan. 2015. 645 (504) p. Available at libraries. Paperback, hardcover, Kindle, audio

February 25, 2018
Tears We Cannot Stop: a Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson. 2017. 240 p. Available on new bookshelf at libraries. Hardcover, Kindle, audio.

March 25, 2018
Born on Third Base: a One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good by Chuck Collins. 2016. 267 p. Available at libraries. Paperback, Kindle.

April 22, 2018
Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses and Citizens Can Save the Planet by Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope. 2017. 264 p. Available at libraries. Hardcover, Kindle, audio. Paperback anticipated in April

June 3, 2018
Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance. 2016. 264 p. Available on new bookshelf at libraries, very popular. Hardcover, Kindle, audio

*March and June books might be switched