Mystery Book Club
This group meets generally meets on the third Tuesday of the month, at 6:00 pm on Zoom. Informal discussions are led by Ethel Himmel. Anyone who has read the book is welcome. To get the Zoom link, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2021 Book List
- 1/19 The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
- 2/16 Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier
- 3/16 The Drifter by Nick Petrie
- 4/20 A Royal Affair by Allison Montclair
- 5/18 Broke Places by Tracy Clark
- 6/15 The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey
- 7/20 The Long Road to Mercy by David Baldacci
- 8/17 The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves
- 9/21 The Cold Way Home by Julia Keller
- 10/19 Perish by Lisa Black
- 11/16 Lost Tomorrows by Matt Coyle
American Lives Discussion
This group meets on the Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm on Zoom. The American Lives group will be a little different than a typical book group. It will focus on the person rather than the book. Choose to read one or more biographies about our subject, each book on the list presents
Participants are invited to read additional biographies as well.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 – 6:30 PM – Forward into Light-Women’s Rights
- featuring Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul and Bella Abzug
- Recommended Books:
- Failure is Impossible by: Lynn Sherr & Susan B. Anthony
- Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony by: Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns
- Susan B. Anthony: Rebel, Crusader, Humanitarian by: Alma Lutz
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship that Changed the World by: Penny Colman
- A Woman’s Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot by: Mary Walton
- Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?: Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote by: Tina Cassidy
- Alice Paul: Claiming Power by: J.D. Zahniser & Amelia Roberts Fry
- Bella Abzug: How One Tough Broad from the Bronx Fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, Pissed Off Jimmy Carter, Battled for the Rights of Women and Workers… and Shook Up Politics Along the Way by: Suzanne Braun Levine & Mary Thom
- Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug by: Leandra Ruth Zarnow
- Bella!: Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington by: Bella Abzug
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 – 6:30 PM – Inventing the Role of the First Lady
- Abigail Adams
- Woody Holton – Abigail Adams
- Abigail Adams, Joh Adams – My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams
- Joseph J. Ellis – First Family: Abigail and John Adams
- Lou Henry Hoover
- Nancy Beck Young – Lou Henry Hoover: Activist First Lady
- Anne Beiser Allen – An Independent Woman: The Life of Lou Henry Hoover
- Eugene Lyons – Herbert Hoover
- Nancy Reagan
- Karen Tumulty – The Triumph of Nancy Reagan
- Kitty Kelley, Julie Rubenstein – Nancy Reagan: The Unauthorized Biography
- Nancy Reagan, William Novak – My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan
- Michelle Obama
- Peter Slevin – Michelle Obama: A Life
- Michelle Obama – Becoming
- Barack Obama – A Promised Land
Monday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday : 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.