Democracy & Dissent Book Group

This group, facilitated by Gisela Jernigan, discusses non-fiction books on many topics, most with a  political-sociological bent. They've discussed books about education, politics,food, urban planning, border issues, economics, and issues of race and culture.
This group meets on the first Sunday of the month at 2:00pm.
Don't forget!
Books for the group are 10% off the month prior to the discussion.


Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062363602
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow & Company - December 6th, 2016

Discussion on Sunday, May 7 at 2:00pm.

"Hidden Figures is a wonderful book!  It tells of the important and largely unacknowledged work of the women working on improving airplanes and then on space flight.  Fascinating women!  Very interesting look at the times." -Lynn, at Antigone Books

City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250118738
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador USA - January 3rd, 2017

Discussion on Sunday, June 4 at 2:00pm.

"Deep within the inhospitable desert of northern Kenya where only thorn bushes grow, half a million stateless citizens reside in a refugee camp known as Dadaab. City of Thorns tells the stories of a handful of these individuals and provides a harrowing look into what life is like inside the largest complex of refugee camps in the world."