Book Group

2018-2019 Book List for LWVCC Book Group

This year the LWVCC Book Group will discuss ten books which cover a number of the timely topics that concern all of us. The books in the first and third sessions will complement league programs and the last session will be an author's talk. Additional information on the books along with the dates for the meetings will be advertised in MMN, the League Bulletin and on the Book Group page on the LWVCC website. Here are the books and the months that we will be discussing them. Book Group meetings are open to the public and league members and their friends are encouraged to come and participate in our lively and thought-provoking discussions.
This year's books are described in detail in the PDF iconBook Group Selections and summarized below:
They Take Our Jobs and 20 Other Myths About Immigration by Aviva Chomsky
How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky & Daniel Ziblatt
    Tues., Sept 25, 7-8: 30 pm or Fri., Sept 28, 9-10 am, Main Concord Free Public Library
On Tyranny by Timothy D. Snyder
September Opening Meeting Speaker: Cass Sunstein
The Korean War, A History by Bruce Cummings
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
   Tuesday, November 27th, 10-11: 30 am, Trustees Room, Concord Main Library
   Thursday, November 29th, 7-8: 30 pm, Lower Meeting Room, Concord Main Library
Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck and Susan Bernofsky
   Monday, January 28, 10-11: 30 am, Concord Main Library
   Thursday, January 31, 7-8: 30 pm, Concord Main Library
The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy by Michael McCarthy
Thursday, February 28th, from 7:30-9:00pm in the Lower Meeting Room of the Concord Main Library
Tuesday, March 5th from 10-11:30am in the Trustees Room of the Concord Main Library
The Soul of America by Jon Meacham
The Common Good by Robert Reich
Wednesday, May 29th 10:00-11:30 am, Trustees Room, Concord Main Library
Thursday, May 30th 7:30-9:00 pm, Trustees Room, Concord Main Library
Author's Talk with Nancy Shohet West and Erica Morrison
A Bicycling Life: A Memoir of Erica Morrison by Nancy Shohet West
Wednesday, June 19, 9:30-11:30 am
Concord Greene Clubhouse, 1024 Main Street

Please join us Wednesday, June 19, for a discussion of A BICYCLING LIFE: From the Dutch Countryside to the Streets of Concord; The Memoir of Erica Morrison, as told to Nancy Shohet West.  Longtime League member Erica Morrison will talk about her life, particularly living through WWII in Holland and emigrating to the USA. The program will be held from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Concord Greene Clubhouse, 1024 Main Street, Concord. Click here for the flyer. 

Anne Hayden, Janet Miller, Diane Proctor and Mary Sterling, Book Group Steering Committee