This book club will meet the first Sunday of every month at 3:30 pm.
Book Riot reads a variety of works on topics such as social justice, societal change and upheaval (anarchy), intersectional liberation struggles (feminism, environmentalism, class), and creative resistance. Brain-stormed authors/titles for discusion include Rebecca Solnit (Men Explain Things to Me), Angela Y. Davis (Freedom is a Constant Struggle), Chris Hayes (A Colony in a Nation), Eduardo Galeano (Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent), Taneshi Coates (Between the World and Me), Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (An Indigenous People's History of the United States), Michelle Alexander (The New Jim Crow). We hope you’ll join us in the traditions of lively debate, pushing our personal perspectives, and thinking critically about the world around us!
January 7th we will be discussing "Hope in the Dark" by Rebecca Solnit.
February 4th we will be discussing "Evicted" by Matthew Desmond.
March 11th we will be discussing "A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet" by Raj Patel.
April 8st we will be discussing "So You Want to Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo.
May 6th we will be discussig "The Words of Cesar Chavez" by Cesar Chavez.
June 3rd we will be discussing "Braiding Sweetgrass" by Robin Wall Kimmerer.
July 29th we will be discussing "Open Veins of Latin America" by Eduardo Galeano.
September 2nd we will be discussing "The Monkey Wrench Gang" by Edward Abbey.
November 4th we will be discussing "The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander.