Evening Book Group 7:00 PM 2019-06-11T20:26:55+00:00
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/18/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Minnesota Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship


The Evening Book Group continues to meet throughout most of the summer. Sitting in the sun on warm Minnesota day and relaxing with a book or kindle is an exceedingly pleasant way to read. We hope you will join us for a lively and informative discussion. Alternating fiction and nonfiction, our upcoming books are:

On June 20, 2019, When Republicans Were Progressive by Dave Durenberger, Lori Sturdevant and Norm Ornstein (Please note that this book is not available in Audio or Kindle form)

NO MEETING IN JULY

  On August 15, 2019, Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

On September 19, 2019, Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson

The Evening Book Group USUALLY meets on the third Thursday of the month throughout the year in the Fireside Room at 7 PM. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT BE MEETING IN JULY. The only requirement is that you read, or attempt to read, the monthly selection.  Feel free to come to any or all of the meetings. We welcome newcomers! Questions? Call Joyce McMartin at 952-942-7143 or email at joyceamcmartin@gmail.com.

 

Evening Book Group – Online 2020-05-24T03:51:55+00:00
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/20/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Minnesota Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship


The Evening Book Group continues to meet via Zoom despite the pandemic. If you would like to join us just send an email to joyceamcmartin@gmail.com, and I will send you a Zoom invitation a few days prior to our meeting. Alternating fiction and nonfiction (mostly), our upcoming choices are:

On May 21, 2020, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk (winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature)

On June 18, 2020, The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

On July 16, 2020, Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

On August 20, 2020, How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

On September 17, 2020, The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal

On October 2020—NO MEETING

On November 19, 2020, The Economist Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society by Binyamin Appelbaum

On December 17, 2020, The Topeka School by Ben Lerner

On January 21, 2021, Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

The Evening Book Group USUALLY meets on the third Thursday of the month throughout the year in the Fireside Room at 7 PM. We will be meeting USING ZOOM until the church reopens. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO MEETING IN OCTOBER. The only requirement is that you read, or attempt to read, the monthly selection. Feel free to come to any or all of the meetings. We welcome newcomers! Questions? Call Joyce McMartin at 952-942- 7143 or email at joyceamcmartin@gmail.com.