Not For Men Only
First off, let's say this book club is open to anyone of any gender. The reading choices will be books that generally appeal to male readers. Members or interested attendees should send their name and email address to Jim Parina at firstname.lastname@example.org so that they can be notified of any last minute changes. The group meets the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
- February 8: Unsheltered, Barbara Kingsolver
- March 8: The End of Policing, Alex Vitale
- April 12: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
- May 10: The Buddhist on Death Row, David Sheff
- June 14: Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
- July 12: White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo
- August 9: The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan
- September 13: The Long Fix, Vivian Lee
- October 11: Rent Collector, Camron Wright
- November 8: Caste: The Origins of our Discontents, Isabel Wilkerson
- December 13: Hannah's War, Jan Eliasberg
- January 10: Wilmington's Lie, David Zucchino
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Beyond the outrageous expense, the quality of care varies wildly, and millions of Americans can’t get care when they need it. This is bad for patients, bad for doctors, and bad for business.
Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Meanchey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. They make their living scavenging recyclables from the trash. Life would be hard enough without the worry for their chronically ill child, Nisay, and the added expense of medicines that are not really working.
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A "mesmerizing" re-imagination of the final months of World War II (Kate Quinn, author of The Alice Network), Hannah's War is an unforgettable love story about an exceptional woman and the dangerous power of her greatest discovery.$18.00ISBN: 9780802148650Availability: On our shelves nowPublished: Grove Press - January 19th, 2021
From Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino comes a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans