Picks for Friday

Book club is this Friday, at 8:00pm on Zoom. Here are Garret’s picks: Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 477 pages From the award-winning, bestselling author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun—the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race, belonging, […]

Picks for Friday

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 […]

Octavia tried to warn us.

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 […]

Picks for Friday

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 […]

Picks for Friday

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 […]