League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn Book Club
The LWVGE book club meets quarterly to discuss a nonfiction book in a casual environment and is open to members and non members. Please join us if you have read the book, want to read the book, or just want to have a cup of coffee and chat with friends
We are currently reading:
The Ripple Effect by Alex Prud'homme.
When and Where:
Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 9:00 am
Michelle Peterson's, 579 Riford Rd
It will be available at the library reference desk (upstairs) on December 7, 2011 . Ask for the LWV book club selection. There are not many copies available so if you get a copy either pass it on or return it to the library as soon as you are done.
Books we have read so far:
Rise to Rebellion by Jeff Shara
The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch
Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America by Jon AvlonCollins
Challenging the Culture of Corruption: Game Changing Reform for Illinois by PatrickCollins
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin
Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy by Louise Knight
The Healing of America by T.R. Reid
Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts
Copies of the current selection is available at the reference desk (2nd floor) of the Glen Ellyn Public Library one month before the book club meets.
If anyone has suggestions for future meetings pass them on to Shawn Fasules.
Just finnished: Warmth of Other Suns by Isabella Wilkerson -
Read The Ripple Effect by Alex Prud'homme .... copies will be available at the Glen Ellyn Library Reference Desk beginning December 7th.
Excerpt: Every time we use water – even for something as mundane as washing our hands, spraying the lawn, or generating power for light – it sets off deep and wide hydrologic ripple effects, with consequences that most of us are unaware of. Now we no longer have the luxury of ignorance.
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