Bookclub

Meets the second Thursday of every month

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Upcoming Books

Thursday, August 12, 2021

My Remarkable Journey: A Memoir

by Katherine Johnson

Thursday, September 9, 2021

A Good Wife: Escaping the Life I Never Chose

by Samra Zafar

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The End is Always Near

by Dan Carlin

Samra will be joining us! 

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Books We Have Read 2021

2021

Wayward: A Memoir of Spiritual Warfare and Sexual Purity by Alice Greczyn

 

The Scientist and the Psychic: A Son's Exploration of His Mother's Gift by Christian Smith

 

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks

Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air by David J.C. Mackay.

Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam by Yasmine Mohammed

Confessions of a Gay Priest: A Memoir of Sex, Love, Abuse, and Scandal in the Catholic Seminar by Tom Rastrelli

Cynical Theories: How Activist Scholarship Made Everything About Race, Gender and Identity-and Why This Harms Everyboby bu Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay

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Books We Have Read

2020

Beneath the Tamarind Tree by Isha Sesay

Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

The Origins of Moral Intuition by Patricia Churchland

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson

Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Who We Are and How We Got Here-Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past by David Reich

The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family by Lindsay Wong

The Ape that Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve By Steve Stewart-Williams

The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, by Thomas Homer-Dixon

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Bad Advice, by Paul A. Offit, M.D

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom

 

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
 

2019

Free Will by Sam Harris

Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari

The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris

Waking Up by Sam Harris

Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything by Timothy Caulfield

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers by Robert Sapolsky

Heretic by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
 

The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behaviour is Almost Always Good Politics by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alistair Smith

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

Shunned by Linda A. Curtis

2018

The Atheist Muslim by Ali A. Rizvi

Billions & Billions by Carl Sagan

The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It … Every Time by Maria Koonikova

Breaking the Spell by Daniel C. Dennet

Educated by Tara Westover

Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think by David Sloan Wilson