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.
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Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War Cover Image
ISBN: 9780674979840
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Published: Harvard University Press - November 20th, 2017

Discussion on Sunday, May 5 at 2:00 pm.

From the author of Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Sympathizer (Grove, $16) comes a searching exploration of the conflict Americans call the Vietnam War and the Vietnamese refer to as the American War. Visiting sites across the United States, Southeast Asia, and Korea, Viet Thanh Nguyen provides interpretations of the way memories help to enable future wars or struggle to prevent them.

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635572957
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

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

How Democracies Die Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524762940
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Published: Broadway Books - January 8th, 2019

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