Nonfiction Book Club

Thought-provoking selections.  The 2020 schedule features some of the following subjects:  True Adventure, History, Biology, True Crime, and Espionage.

*Group does not meet in December and January.  If the meeting falls on a holiday, the group meets the following Wednesday.

2020 Reading List

Wed., Feb. 5  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica by Laurie Gwen Shapiro, 2018

Wed., Mar. 4  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung, 2018

Wed. Apr. 1  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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Wed., May 6  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre, 2014 

Wed., June 3  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms by Hannah Fry, 2018

Wed., July 1  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou, 2018

Wed., Aug. 5  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly, 2016

Wed., Sept. 2  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How it Transformed Civilization by Vince Beiser, 2018

Wed., Oct. 7  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century by Maureen Callahan, 2019

Wed., Nov. 4  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver by Jill Heinerth, 2019