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BYOB: Bring Your Own Book Club

March 2018

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
                                                                                                             John Green, The Fault in our Stars


Books we talked about today

Platonic Transformations by Adriaan Theodoor Peperzak [Rob Connor says he mostly read it because there’s a portion in there about Heidegger!]

“All Governments Lie”: the Life and Times of a Rebel Journalist I. F. Stone by Myra MacPherson

A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Mozart: a Life by Maynard Solomon

Mother of the Believers by Kamran Pasha

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon

Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown

Traitor: a Thriller by Jonathan de Shalit

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant


Comments and Conversations

--  It is always interesting to read non-fiction that was written when you were a child…when you were oblivious to current events. Heather
​--  Reading a biography of a composer whom I admire shines a new light on the music I love. Dubravka