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America - Then and Now
Book Group
This group focuses on events in American history. Were they watershed moments; marking a unique or important historical change? What were the social, economic, cultural, or political repercussions that resulted from these events?
Topics and titles are selected by the group members. Books are available for pick up one month before the discussion at the circulation desk. All are welcome and no registration is required.
Upcoming 2018 Selections
January 19  Isaac's Storm: a Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson and Isaac Monroe Cline
February 16: Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America by Brian McGinty
March 16: High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic by Glenn Frankel
April 20: Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S. C. Gwynne
May 18: Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America by Mark Kurlansky
June 15: Never Caught: the Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Past Selections
December 15, 2017 - Out of order: stories from the history of the Supreme Court by Sandra Day O'Connor

Below is a list of book selections for The Greatest Generation Meets, which formerly took place at this time.
2014 Selections 
2013 Selections