Book club is tomorrow at 8:00pm on Zoom. Here are Erik’s picks: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak – Historical Fiction – 552 pages It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will be busier still. By her brother’s graveside, Liesel’s life is changed when she […]
I love this book. Parable of the Sower is powerful, timely, and important. I’m listening to a podcast about it too. Octavia’s Parables. https://pca.st/podcast/68fbfb40-92d4-0138-ee75-0acc26574db2 The Book of the Living, verse 26: Embrace diversity Embrace diversity. Unite—Or be divided, robbed, ruled, killed By those who see you as prey. Embrace diversity Or be destroyed. —- Trump […]
Our pick for this month is Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. Next book club will be November 20th at 8:00pm on Zoom.
Book club is this Friday on Zoom at 8:00pm. Here are Andrew’s picks: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler When global climate change and economic crises lead to social chaos in the early 2020s, California becomes full of dangers, from pervasive water shortage to masses of vagabonds who will do anything to live to […]
Our next book is Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Our next book club will be October 9th at 8:00 PM on Zoom.
Book club is this Friday at 8:00pm on Zoom. Here are the picks: Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute […]
Our current pick is Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling. Our next book club will be September 11th at 8:00 PM on Zoom.
Book club is this Friday at 8:00PM on Zoom. Here are Jim’s picks: Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich and Bela Shayevich When the Swedish Academy awarded Svetlana Alexievich the Nobel Prize, it cited her for inventing “a new kind of literary genre,” describing her work as “a history of emotions—a […]
Our current pick is Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson. Our next book club will be July 24th at 8:00 PM on Zoom.
Book Club is tonight at 8pm on Zoom. Here are Ryan’s picks: The Tradition by Jericho Brown Jericho Brown’s daring new book The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown’s poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their very core a distillation of […]