Non-fiction book group

Nicole Chung, author of All You Can Ever Know

May Non-Fiction Book Club Selection

Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Nonfiction Book Group  will read All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung for this month’s meeting and discussion. Date/Time: Monday, May 24, 6-7:30pm Via Zoom. Register: Email Mark Orton, Library Board President and facilitator of the book group, at morton@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101 for Zoom link. The Non-Fiction …

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Non-Fiction Book Group Reads: Begin Again

Program Description: The Non-Fiction Book Group will read and discuss Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. Date/Time: Monday, February 22, 6-7:30pm via Zoom. Registration: Email Mark Orton, Library Board President and facilitator of the book group, at morton@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101.

Non-Fiction Book Group Celebrates Dolly Parton

Program Description: In honor of Dolly Parton’s 75th birthday, explore non-fiction works (books, films, podcasts, interviews) about Dolly Parton’s life and career. A list of potential titles and a special Spotify playlist of 75 Dolly Parton songs is available on the Non-Fiction Book Club page of our website. Date/Time: Monday, January 25, 6pm via Zoom …

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Non-Fiction Book Group: How We Got To Now by Steven Johnson

Program Description: Our Non-Fiction Book Group will discuss How We Got To Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson. The book is available to borrow in multiple formats through the Mid-Hudson library system and as a book, e-book, and audiobook through hoopla (for cardholders in Hudson, Greenport and Stockport). Date/Time: Monday, November …

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Cooked by Michael Pollan

Non-fiction Book Group: Cooked by Michael Pollan

Program Description: Our Nonfiction Book Group will discuss Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan. This book is available for borrowing through the Mid-Hudson Library System. Library cardholders may also borrow ebooks and audiobooks through OverDrive or Hoopla. Date/Time: Monday,September 21, 6-7pm (via Zoom) Registration: To register for this book group, email morton@hudsonarealibrary.org.

These Truths for September & October Non-Fiction Book Group

Program Description: This fall the Nonfiction Book Group will read and discuss These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore. For the September meeting, the group will discuss Part One-The Idea (1492-1799) and Part Two-The People (1800-1865). Part Three – The State (1866 – 1945) and Part Four – The Machine (1946 – …

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Non-Fiction Book Group Discusses The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Program Description: Join our Nonfiction Book Group, facilitated by Mark Orton, for a discussion on The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis, which unveils the lifelong activism of Mrs. Parks. As Neil Irvin Painter writes in the New York Times: “Parks was not an apolitical, middle-aged lady whose fatigue kept her seated. Both shy and militant, …

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