Category Archives: Book Club

Humanist Book Club: Creating Change Through Humanism

Sunday, September 29, 4:00-5:30 p.m. 4813 N Indian Lake Rd, Traverse City, MI 49696 About the book: Humanism is “the radical idea that you can be good without a god.” That’s how Roy Speckhardt, the longtime executive director of the … Continue reading

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Humanist Book Club: Sapiens

May 19, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Location: Mark and Heather’s house, 7670 E. Shore Rd., Traverse City(RSVP to Heather at 503-422-6515) Amazon review of Sapiens: From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international … Continue reading

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Book Club: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

Saturday, February 23, 2019 Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann 4 p.m., location Chris and Mella’s house (RSVP to Mella at mmccormick@nmc.edu) GT Humanists Book Club will gather to discuss the book Killers of the Flower Moon by … Continue reading

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Book Club: Steven Pinker’s “Enlightenment Now”

Sunday, September 30 2018 We’ll meet at Gregg and Sue’s house to discuss Steven Pinker’s latest book, “Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress.” RSVP to Sue at librarygirl1963@hotmail.com

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Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker

Discussion to be held September 30 at Gregg and Sue’s house. Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, cognitive scientist and public intellectual … Continue reading

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Book Discussion: The Swerve

Sunday, June 10 2018*date change* Book Discussion: The Swerve 4 p.m., Scott and Suzette’s home We’ll meet to discuss the book The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt. More information on the book available here: http://www.gthumanists.org/book-club

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Book Club: Herb Silverman’s “Candidate Without a Prayer”

RESCHEDULED due to weather Wednesday, April 18 2018 Book Club: Herb Silverman’s “Candidate Without a Prayer” 6 p.m at Mark and Heather’s house, 7670 E. Shore Rd., Traverse City. Following our visit from atheist activist Herb Silverman, we’ll discuss his … Continue reading

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Candidate Without a Prayer, by Herb Silverman

April 15, 2018 Following our visit from atheist activist Herb Silverman, we’ll discuss his book “Candidate Without a Prayer.” In this deeply revealing and engaging autobiography, Herb Silverman tells his iconoclastic life story. Equal parts Bertrand Russell, Woody Allen, and … Continue reading

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Book Discussion: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Sunday, November 42…er, 19 2017 Book Discussion: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams Home of Linnaea Melcarek; 4 p.m. Join us for snacks and a discussion of Douglas Adams’ classic, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Details … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams

November 19, 2017 Join Douglas Adams’s hapless hero Arthur Dent as he travels the galaxy with his intrepid pal Ford Prefect, getting into horrible messes and generally wreaking hilarious havoc. Dent is grabbed from Earth moments before a cosmic construction … Continue reading

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