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Reading Groups

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The Reading Groups review and discuss books chosen by the group for group discussion.

 

Book selections are made on a monthly basis. There are two Reading Groups, each reading a different book. Participation is open to members, associate members, and guests who can participate in one or both groups. Meetings are currently via Zoom

Wednesday Reading Group

(Group B)

 

Meets on 1st Wednesday of every month at 10:30AM, via Zoom

Monday Reading Group

(Group A)

 

Meets on 3rd Monday of every month at 3PM, via Zoom

Wednesday Reading Group 2024 Final Book List
Wednesday Reading Group
Date
Title
Author
Discussion Leader
Pages
1/3/2024
The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad
Stephen Ambrose
Gordon Allardyce
382
2/7/2024
On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle
Hampton Sides
Roger Timm
371
3/6/2024
The Ambassador: Joseph P. Kennedy at the Court of St. James's 1938-1940
Susan Ronald
Fred Freeman
447
4/3/2024
All the Broken Places
John Boyle
Bob Maxfield
400
5/1/2024
City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas
Roger Crowley
Paul Lieberman
473
6/5/2024
The 1619 Project: A New Origins Story
Nikole Hanna-Jones
Ashok Gupka
480
7/10/2024
And There was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle
John Meacham
Bob Maxfield
720
8/1/2024
The Luck of the Draw: My Story of the Air War in Europe
Frank Murphy
Bill Price
466
9/4/2024
The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
Annie Jacobsen
Roger Timm
577
10/2/2024
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari
Swarn Rajpal
400
11/6/2024
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
Eric Foner
Roger Timm
465
12/4/2024
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Eric Larson
Bill Price
480
1/8/2025
Better Times Than These: A novel
Winston Groom
Fred Freeman
411
2/5/2025
Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America
David Bernstein
Gordon Allardyce
186
Monday Reading Group
Monday Reading Group 2024 Final Book List
Date
Title
Author
Discussion Leader
Pages
1/15/2024
Victory City
Salman Rushdi
Swarn Rajpal
2/19/2024
South to Freedom
Alice L. Baugartner
Don Haffner
3/18/2024
A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law-Olmstead and America in the 19th Century
Witold Rybezyki
Tom Booth
4/15/2024
The Power of Money: How Governments and Banks Create Money and Help us all Prosper
Paul Sheard
Gordon Allardyce
5/20/2024
The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder
David Grann
Bill Price
6/17/2024
Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution
Mike Duncan
Jon Haber
7/15/2024
The Innocent Man
John Grisham
George Stern
8/19/2024
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin
Bob Maxfield
9/16/2024
John Adams
David McCullough
Roger Timm
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