2015-2016 Schedule

September 9: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
Reviewer: David Grube

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October 14: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Reviewer: Penny Brassfield

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November 18: Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer
Reviewer: Patricia Lacy

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December 9: Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary Norris
Reviewer: Jo Alexander

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January 13: In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides
Reviewer: John Byrne

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February 10: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Reviewer: Kevin Hashizume

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March 9: Damsels in Distress: Women in Classic Dystopian Novels
Reviewer: Alicia Bublitz

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April 13: Orhan’s Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian
Reviewer: Margaret Manoogian

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May 11: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
Reviewer: Rebecca Terry

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June 8: The Boys in the boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
Reviewers: Susan and Bob Poole

Listen | Slides | The Miracle 9 – 1936 Men’s Rowing Team (video)

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