Books for the group are 10% off the month prior to the discussion.
Discussion on Sunday, September 2 at 2:00pm.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Ron Powers learned firsthand about the inaccessibility of adequate health care for the mentally ill in America when he witnessed his own children's struggles with schizophrenia. By interweaving his personal experiences with a richly researched history of mental illness in America, Powers deftly exposes the legacy of bad science, ill-advised policies, and inaccessible treatment that stretches back generations.
Discussion on Sunday, October 7 at 2:00pm.
Hillbilly Elegy is the story of a family’s journey from poverty in Appalachia to achieving recognized landmarks of prosperity. In a passionate analysis of the culture of poverty in postwar America and the disintegration of the American dream faced by many, New York Times contributor J.D. Vance unveils the chaotic legacy that follows upwardly mobile Americans who struggle to adapt to middle-class life.
Discussion on Sunday, November 4 at 2:00pm.