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Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group

 

When:  Second Thursday of each month from 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. New members welcome! Come to one or all meetings. Books are available at the front desk.

Where:  ZOOM Virtual Event : These new, unique links can be accessed solely through our e-newsletters.To receive secure information regarding these events, please subscribe to our e-newsletter! Click here to subscribe 

Staff Contact:  Karen Pasternak K[email protected]

 

2020  Selections

 

 


 

 

July 9

An American Sickness: How Health Care Became
Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
 Elizabeth Rosenthal

 

 

Perhaps no institution has unraveled more quickly and more completely than American medicine. Breaking down this monolithic business into the individual industries—the hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, and drug manufacturers—of our healthcare system, Rosenthal exposes the recent evolution of American medicine. How did healthcare, the caring endeavor, become healthcare, the highly profitable industry? The system is in tatters, but we can fight back.

 

 

 

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Meeting ID: 879 5368 3358      Password: 397885

 

 

August 13

The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels Jon Meacham

 

Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day. Meacham brings vividly to life turning points in American history. While the American story has not always — or even often — been heroic, we are sustained by a belief in progress even in the gloomiest of times.

 

 

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+1 646 876 9923 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 879 5368 3358   Password: 397885

 

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