Civic Minded Book Club

Do you want to effect change in our society? Topics to be explored are the current global political climate, the Constitution, inequalities in the political and economic systems, the state of America and its citizens today, and alternatives for our future.

Meets monthly at 7:00pm on Zoom.

2021 Selections

January 27th

Them: Why We Hate Each Other - And How to Heal by Ben Sasse    

February 17th

You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy 

March 10thCitizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine 
March 31stWhat Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism by Dan Rather    
April 21stCaste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson 
May 26thMill Town by Kerri Arsenault
June 23rdOur Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America by Deborah and James Fallows
 July 28th

Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy by Adam Jentleson

 August 23rd 

The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates     

September 20thAntitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age by Amy Klobuchar
October 18thSisters in Hate: American Women on the Front Lines of White Nationalism by Seyward Darby
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November 15th  The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters by Tom NicholsRegister to attend
December 13th Every Day Is a Gift by Tammy DuckworthRegister to attend


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