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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 jim.parina@gmail.com so that they can be notified of any last minute changes.  The group meets the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

Upcoming

  • 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
Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735219090
Availability: On our shelves
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENON
More than 10 million copies sold worldwide
A Reese’s Book Club Pick
A Business Insider Defining Book of the Decade 

"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon

"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review


White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807047415
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.


The Narrow Road to the Deep North (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804171472
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Vintage - April 14th, 2015

Winner of the Man Booker Prize

Nothing since Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has shaken me like this.” —The Washington Post


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The Long Fix: Solving America's Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393867442
Availability: Coming soon - PRE-ORDER NOW!
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 10th, 2021

It may not be a quick fix, but this concrete action plan for reform can create a less costly and healthier system for all.

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.


The Rent Collector Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781609077051
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Shadow Mountain - October 1st, 2013

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.


Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


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Hannah's War Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316537445
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Back Bay Books - March 3rd, 2020

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.


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Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802148650
Availability: On our shelves
Published: 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