Issues & Viewpoints

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Issues & Viewpoints is an open forum on books exploring current issues and sometimes controversial views in a RESPECTFUL environment. This book club meets the 1st Wednesday of every month. The monthly book selection is behind the circulation desk.

2024 Booklist

  • January 3: Rugs to Riches: The Amazing Story of the El Paso Saddleblanket Company  by Dusty Henson
  • February 7: Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships by Nina Totenberg 
  • March 6: River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile by Candice Miller​​​​​​​
  • April 3: The Writing of the Gods: The Race to Decode the Rosetta Stone by Edward Dolnick​​​​​​​
  • May 1: The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
  • June 5: American Connections: The Founding Fathers Networked  by James Burke​​​​​​​
  • July 3: Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World by Tim Marshall​​​​​​​
  • August 7: Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High by Melba Pattillo Beals​​​​​​​
  • September 4: Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived by Antonin Scalia​​​​​​​
  • October 2: Burn Boston Burn: The Story of the Largest Arson Case in the History of the Country by Wayne Miller​​​​​​​
  • November 6: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, & Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson
  • December 6:  Issues and Viewpoints will not meet