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The NON-FICTION BOOK GROUP meets on the last Wednesday of the month in the Marx Room at the Main Branch at 7:00 p.m. The group does not meet in July, August, and December.
NEW MEMBERS ARE WELCOME!
If the Library is out of copies of a book, we will try to find one for you. For more information, call the Library at 610-258-2917 ext 393 or email
maryannh@eastonpl.org
2017 PREVIOUS AND UPCOMING TITLES
Wednesday, January 25th at 7 p.m.
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick  (2016)
The best-selling history writer chronicles the middle years of the American Revolution and the tragic relationship between Washington and Arnold.
Wednesday, February 22nd at 7 p.m.
Manhunt: the 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson (2006) 
The infamous John Wilkes Booth leads detectives and Union cavalry on a wild 12-day chase through Washington DC, across the swamps of Maryland, and into Virginia’s forests

Wednesday, March 29th at 7:00 p.m.
Midnight Assassin: A Murder in America’s Heartland by Patricia L. Bryan and Thomas Wolf (2007) 
This account of an Iowa woman accused of murdering her husband provides a view of women’s rights, family violence, and the judicial system in the late 1800’s
Wednesday, April  26th at 7:00 p.m.
The Geography of Genius by Eric Weiner
The author sets out to examine the connection between our surroundings and our most innovative ideas. He explores the history of places, like Vienna of 1900, Renaissance Florence, and Silicon Valley, to show how certain urban settings are conducive to ingenuity

Wednesday, May 31st  at 7:00 p.m.
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold Story of Class in America by Nancy Eisenberg
Eisenberg’s study of class in America traces the evolutions of the term “white trash” from the British upper class to the Founding Fathers to the eugenics movement of the 1920’s to present day

Wednesday, June 28th at 7:00 p.m.
Hero of the Empire: the Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churhill by Candice Millard
Millard’s account of the young, ambitious Churchill’s capture and harrowing escape during the Boer War provides insight into South African history and British politics

July and August No Meetings
 
 
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