Courses – Fall 2022 / Literature / FASCINATING NONFICTION

Coordinators: Harriet Finkelstein, Bob Reiss, Ruth Ward

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.

B WEEK / WEDNESDAY / 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Fall 2022 Class Schedule: Fascinating Nonfiction




Sep 14

Larry Shapiro

Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind - Margalit Fox

Sep 28

Harriet Finkelstein

The Making of Asian America

Oct 12

Ruth Ward

The Fire Next Time  - James Baldwin

Oct 26

Bob Gottfried

Code Name: Lise - Larry Loftis

Nov 9

Paul Golomb

City on a Grid:  How New York Became New York - George Koeppel

Nov 30

Bob  Reiss

Kitchen Confidential - Anthony Bourdain

Dec 14

Ellen Shapiro

Serenade: A Balanchine Story - Toni Bentley

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