July Book: The Stranger In The Woods

July’s book is Michael Finkel’s The Stranger In the Woods.

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Our discussion will be July 30th at 7pm in the 3rd floor board room. As always there will be copies available at the Circulation Desk.

For those who follow this blog, we will  no longer be doing regular posts for the books. We will just be announcing the next book and keeping the reading lists available.

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Reminder: Fantasyland Discussion

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Our discussion of Kurt Andersen’s Fantasyland is Monday, June 25th at 7pm in the 3rd floor board room.

Next month’s book will of course be available.

Suburban Development Name Generator

Walter Scott and the South

Spy

Here’s an interesting article about the author and his time parodying a pre-president Donald Trump as co-founder of Spy Magazinehttps://www.npr.org/2016/03/07/469209254/decades-later-spy-magazine-founders-continue-to-torment-trump 

The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth

Here is a copy of Thomas Jefferson’s Bible, generously digitized for reading from the Smithsonian: http://americanhistory.si.edu/JeffersonBible/the-book/

King Phillip’s War

Here’s an excellent summary of King Phillip’s War, 1675-1676: http://historyofmassachusetts.org/what-was-king-philips-war/ 

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