Non-Fiction Book Club

  • Non-Fiction Book Club

This book group meets virtually on the first Wednesday of the month, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. New members are always welcome. Copies of the title to be discussed will be available at the Circulation Desk a month prior to each meeting.

Please contact Sean Thibodeau for the Zoom meeting link or for more information.



Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II by Daniel James Brown

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat, a gripping World War II saga of patriotism and courage: the special Japanese-American Army unit that overcame brutal odds in Europe; their families, incarcerated in camps back home; and a young man who refused to surrender his constitutional rights, even if it meant imprisonment.


Fen, Bog & Swamp: A Short History of Peatland Destruction and Its Role in the Climate Crisis by Annie Proulx

From Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Proulx – whose novels are infused with her knowledge and deep concern for the earth – comes an urgent and riveting history of wetlands, their ecological role and how the loss of them threatens the planet.


An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Young

The Earth teems with sights and textures, sounds and vibrations, smells and tastes, electric and magnetic fields. But every animal is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of an immense world. This book welcomes us into a previously unfathomable dimension-the world as it is truly perceived by other animals.


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