Fall 2021 Schedule / Literature / FASCINATING NON-FICTION

Coordinators: Harriet Finkelstein, Bob Reiss

At each session, the presenter will tell you about a book you always wanted to read or about a book you never heard of but will be glad that you now have. Selections range from transit maps to Mt. Everest expeditions, American politics, Western women’s diaries, young Ernest Hemingway, black migration, the sinking of the Lusitania, Frank Sinatra, American restaurants, the evolution of mankind. Every semester an eclectic array of fascinating non-fiction awaits its audience.

Fall 2021 Class Schedule

September 22

Joyce West

South & West from a Notebook  by Joan Didion

October 6

Bob Reiss

The Splendid and The Vile by Erik Larsen

October 20

Nancy Richardson

Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

November 3

Larry Shapiro

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

November 17

Ruth Ward

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram

X. Kendi

December 1

Ilene Winkler

El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America by Carrie Gibson

December 15

Harriet Finkelstein

The Ice at the End of the World by Jon Gertner

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