|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
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
2016 PREVIOUS AND
Wednesday, January 27th at 7 pm
Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the
again Larson brings history to life. Focusing on
a few key characters and filled with political,
military, and social information, Larson’s
narrative of the Lusitania’s last week is
recognized as one of the best books of 2015.
Wednesday, February 24th at 7 pm
(Black History Month)
Down to the
Crossroads: Civil Rights,Black
Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear
by: Adam Goudsouzian
Meredith organized a march from Memphis, TN, to
Jackson, MS, to encourage blacks to register to
vote. After Meredith was shot by a white man,
this quiet walk was transformed into a
“crossroads” where the non-violent movement for
integration had to share the stage with the
separatist message of the Black Power movement.
March 30, at 7:00 p.m. – Women’s History Month
How to Create the
Perfect Wife: Britain’s Most Ineligible Bachelor
and His Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal
Mate by: Wendy Moore
Thomas Day, 18th
century writer, adopts two orphans and tries to
teach them to be model wives.
April 27, at 7:00 p.m. – National Humor Month
Me Talk Pretty
One Day by: David Sedaris
best-seller is a collection of short
autobiographical essays. The first half of the
book deals with the early part of his life, the
second with his years living as an American in
Wednesday, May 25 at
H Is For Hawk
grieving her father’s death, MacDonald
undertakes the training of one of nature’s most
vicious predators: a goshawk.
Wednesday, June 29 at
Hoarding and the Meaning of Things
by: Randy O.
Frost and Gail Steketee
“stuff” is common in our culture, but for many
it reaches unhealthy levels. Using vivid
portraits that show the traits that identify
hoarders, the authors explain the causes and
outline the often ineffective treatments while
showing the pull that “stuff” has on all of us.
Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
by: Jon Krakauer
Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town
with a highly-regarded university. Krakauer
examines some of the hundreds of sexual assaults
reported by students between 2008 and 2012.