Our Strictly Nonfiction Book Group participants have requested a book group which focuses solely on history, so the History Buff Book Group will begin in April 2017. Come join the History Buff Book Group for lively discussion and fresh insight of historical events.
- History Buff Book Group meets the third Friday of the month from 1-2 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.
- No registration is required. All are welcome!
- Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.
- Contact Sara for book suggestions- topics or titles of interest for the group email@example.com
Selections for 2017:
April 21 The fever of 1721: the epidemic that revolutionized medicine and American politics by Stephen Coss
May 19 Eruption: the untold story of Mount St. Helen’s by Steve Olson
June 16 Spain in our hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 by Adam Hochschild
July 21 The Medici: power, money and ambition in the Italian Renaissance by Paul Strathern
August 18 How we got to now: six innovations that made the modern world by Steven Johnson
Sept. 15 The rift: a new Africa breaks free by Alex Perry
Oct. 20 Prague winter: a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948 by Madeleine Albright
Nov. 17 The cause of all nations: an international history of the American Civil War by Don H. Doyle
Dec. 15 The gates of Europe: the history of Ukraine by Serhili Plokhy