Issues & Viewpoints 2021

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Book Club, Virtual

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Issues and Viewpoints will be held both in-person in Knox A/B and virtually on Zoom (at the same time). 

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1st Wednesday of every month at 1:30pm

Monthly Book selection behind Circulation Desk


January 6th: Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the

                     Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time - by Dava Sobel


February 3rd: Twelve Dispositions: A Field Guide to Humans

  • by Coralie Koonce     Read pages 1-19

Reading Group  A

Reading Group  B

0 ° Frozen Souls

15 ° Confusion

5 ° Aggressive - Reactive

20 ° Competition & Capitalism

10 ° Domination

25 ° Cult of Me - Narcissism


March 3rd: Twelve Dispositions: A Field Guide to Humans

  • by Coralie Koonce     Read pages 1-19

Reading Group A

Reading Group B

30 ° Family

45 ° Seeking Truth & Freedom

35 ° Community

50 ° Creative Impulse

40 ° Humanitarian

X ° Human Spirit


April 7th: Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

- by Casey Cep


May 5th: Profiles in Courage - by John F. Kennedy


June 2nd: Reading Group A: The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-

     of-Age Crisis & How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance - by Ben Sasse


Reading Group B: The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good

           Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

  • by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt


July 7th: Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in

               Indian Country - by Sierra Crane


August 4th: My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir - by Justice, Clarence Thomas


September 1st: Conversations with RBG - by Jeffrey Rosen


October 6th: Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman

Who Saved the Appalachian Trail - by Ben Montgomery


November 3rd: The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the

Wonder of Consciousness - by Sy Montgomery