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Book Group: Future Books

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FUTURE BOOKS and RECOMMENDATIONS Click on the book title below for additional information, images, comments, and maybe even links about the book. To send a book recommendation directly to the book group leader, click here. We are group #17 at Bloomsbury’s if you choose to get your books there.

05/15/2017 - 2:00pm Jeff Ctr Book Grp: "The Moral Arc: How Science Makes Us Better People "

Bestselling author Michael Shermer's exploration of science and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking has made people, and society as a whole, more moral

06/19/2017 - 2:00pm Jeff Ctr Book Grp: "Cleopatra: A Life"

Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. She was married twice, each time to a brother. She waged a brutal civil war against the first and poisoned the second; incest and assassination were family specialties. She had children by Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, two of the most prominent Romans of the day. With Antony she would attempt to forge a new empire, in an alliance that spelled both their ends.

07/17/2017 - 2:00pm Jeff Ctr Book Grp: "In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey...

In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. I've rarely experienced so vividly the shunning and shaming, racism and anti-Semitism, but the surprise is how Dr. Ahmed also finds tenderness at the tattered edges of extremism, and a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith." - Gail Sheehy

The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones.

08/21/2017 - 2:00pm Jeff Ctr Book Grp: "White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America"

“When you turn an election into a three-ring circus, there’s always a chance that the dancing bear will win,” says Isenberg of the political climate surrounding Sarah Palin. And we recognize how right she is today. Yet the voters that put Trump in the White House have been a permanent part of our American fabric, argues Isenberg.

01/10/2100 - 1:00pm Book Group RECOMMENDATION: TBA