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"Mind Your Business Book Club" is now the "How to Change the World Book Club!"

On the second Monday of each month, join Javelina CEO Catherine Alonzo in reading and discussing non-fiction books from the realms of economics, history, social justice, business, and more. Learn how to make an impact in your community in our rapidly changing world. Plus, you'll get 20% off hardcover and 10% off paperback picks when you purchase the selection of the month at Changing Hands bookstores!

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How to Change the World Book Club: The Code Breaker

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This month we are discussing The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race, by Walter Isaacson!

The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a “compelling” (The Washington Post) account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.

What to bring:
Your book
Your thinking cap

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How to Change the World Book Club: Invisible Women

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This month we are discussing Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men – by Caroline Criado Perez!

Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development to health care to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, because it treats men as the default and women as atypical, bias and discrimination are baked into our systems. Celebrated feminist advocate Caroline Criado Perez investigates this shocking root cause of gender inequality in the award-winning, #1 international bestseller Invisible Women.

What to bring:
Your book
Your thinking cap

We cannot wait to see you there! Be sure to follow us on Facebook to stay tuned in on all our events.

How to Change the World Book Club: Evicted

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This month we are discussing Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond!

In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they each struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Hailed as “wrenching and revelatory” (The Nation), “vivid and unsettling” (New York Review of Books), Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of twenty-first-century America’s most devastating problems. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.

What to bring:
Your book
Your thinking cap

We cannot wait to see you there! Be sure to follow us on Facebook to stay tuned in on all our events.

How to Change the World Book Club

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Join us for a monthly discussion of a book about changing the world!

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How to Change the World Book Club: Branded by the Pink Triangle

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