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  • Popular Science Book Discussion – The Mismeasure of Man

    Date: October 23, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm to 12:00 am

    Category: Book Discussion
    Venue: Waterford Public Library
    Address: 49 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford
    06385
    United States

    The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould (1981). This book is both a history and critique of the statistical methods and cultural motivations underlying biological determinism, the belief that “the social and economic differences between human groups—primarily races, classes, and sexes—arise from inherited, inborn distinctions and that society, in Read more [...]

  • Daytime Book Discussion Series – Salt Houses

    Date: October 26, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Venue: Waterford Public Library
    Address: 49 Rope Ferry Rd
    Waterford
    06385
    United States

    Salt Houses by Hala Alyan (2017)  Lyrical and heartbreaking, Salt Houses follows three generations of a Palestinian family and asks us to confront that most devastating of all truths: you can’t go home again.  Lynne Rogers, Professor of English at UConn, will lead this discussion.

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    Avon Free Public Library South Africa Book Discussion Series

    Date: November 5, 2018

    Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Venue: Avon Free Public Library
    Address: 295 Country Club Rd
    Middletown
    06457
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: South Africa Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, 2:00 PM: The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, 2:00 PM: Philida: a Novel by Andre Brink Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, 2:00 PM: Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais Read more [...]

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    Fran Hawthorne, “The Heirs”

    Date: November 18, 2018

    Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Venue: JCC of Greater New Haven
    Address: 360 Amity Rd
    Woodbridge
    06525
    United States

    After a serious injury, Eleanor Ritter’s mother, Rose, begins divulging secrets she has held for fifty years about her tumultuous childhood in Poland. Eleanor becomes obsessed with her mother’s past, only growing stronger when she meets her son’s soccer teammate’s Catholic family from Poland. The quest for answers to questions Read more [...]

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    Avon Free Public Library South Africa Book Discussion Series

    Date: December 3, 2018

    Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Venue: Avon Free Public Library
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Avon
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: South Africa Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, 2:00 PM: The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, 2:00 PM: Philida: a Novel by Andre Brink Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, 2:00 PM: Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais Read more [...]

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    Avon Free Public Library South Africa Book Discussion Series

    Date: January 7, 2019

    Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Category: Book Discussion
    Venue: Avon Free Public Library
    Address: 281 Country Club Rd
    Middletown
    06001
    United States

    Avon Free Public Library International Book Discussion Series: South Africa Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, 2:00 PM: The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, 2:00 PM: Philida: a Novel by Andre Brink Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, 2:00 PM: Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais Read more [...]

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