We meet to discuss nonfiction books in a wide variety of genres--science, history, memoir, politics, and beyond! Members can suggest books at any time. We will vote monthly on three options and the top choice will become the next book for the following month.
Dues are $6 per year to cover the costs of organizing through Meetup.
Books we've previously read:
March 2015 - "Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality"
February 2015 - "Music, The Brain and Ecstasy: How Music Captures our Imagination"
January 2015- "The President's Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity"
December 2014 - "Wild-From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail"
November 2014 - "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief"
October 2014 - "The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun"
September 2014 - "Tycoon's War: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Invaded a Country to Overthrow America's Most Famous Military Adventure"
August 2014 - "The Diversity of Life"
July 2014 - "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed"
June 2014 - "A Brief History of Time"
May 2014 - "The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory"
April 2014 - "The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11"
March 2014 - "1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created"
February 2014 - "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America"
January 2014 - "In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin"
November/December 2013 - "When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa"
October 2013 - "The Distraction Addiction: Getting the Information You Need and the Communication You Want Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul"
September 2013 - "Touching a Nerve: Exploring the Implications of the Self as Brain"
August 2013 - "109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos"
July 2013 - "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! Adventures of a Curious Character"
June 2013 - "There's a Word for It: The Explosion of the American Language Since 1900"
May 2013 - "Salt Sugar Fat"
April 2013 - "Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void"
March 2013 - "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking"