May 8, 2014 Meetup: Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

We welcomed two new members to our April Meetup for a discussion of When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka.  This novel explores a shameful era in American history, the forcible internment of Japanese Americans during most of World War II.  Otsuka weaves a claustrophobic narrative of trust shattered, lives altered and sometimes crushed by fear and hate often cloaked by anonymity.

Our May selection, Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, is an award-winning memoir and medical mystery about one woman's struggle to recapture her identity.  It promises to be a gripping and fascinating read.

 I will soon be posting the book list and schedule for the upcoming 12 months.  We hope to see you at The Rathskeller soon!

Ron Elkins, Organizer

  


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