Category Archives: Book Club

G.T. Humanists Book Club: The Women of the Copper Country

Sunday, March 27, 6 p.m.Discussion location TBD (but probably via Zoom) We’ll discuss Mary Doria Russell’s novel “The Women of the Copper Country,” a work of historical fiction based on the true story of a woman who led a copper … Continue reading

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Book Club: Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe

Sunday, January 16, 6 p.m.Discussion location via Zoom Our next discussion with be on “The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe: How to Know What’s Really Real in a World of Increasingly Full of Fake,” authors Dr. Steven Novella with Bob … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Freethinkers by Susan Jacoby

Sunday, October 24, 6:00 p.m.Via Zoom  At a time when the separation of church and state is under attack as never before, Freethinkers offers a powerful defense of the secularist heritage that gave Americans the first government in the world … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Caste

Sunday, May 23, 6 p.m. via Zoom Grand Traverse Humanists will meet virtually to discuss Isabel Wilkerson’s book “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.” Join us for a discussion of Isabel Wilkerson’s book Caste: The Origins of our Discontents. Register … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Stacey Abrams “Our Time is Now”

Sunday, March 28, 6 p.m. via Zoom We will gather virtually to discuss “Our Time is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America” by Stacey Abrams. Amazon description: “A recognized expert on fair voting and civic engagement, Abrams … Continue reading

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Humanists Book Club: “Born A Crime” by Trevor Noah

Sunday, January 17, 6 p.m. via Zoom Grand Traverse Humanists will meet virtually to discuss Trevor Noah’s book “Born a Crime.” Description from Amazon: “Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Spillover

Sunday, October 11, 6 p.m. (meeting over Zoom: link below) We’ll meet via Zoom to discuss David Quammen’s Book “Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic,” a masterpiece of science reporting that tracks the animal origins of emerging human … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Tightrope

August 2, 6 p.m. (meeting over Zoom: details to follow) For their next book club selection, Grand Traverse Humanists will read and discuss “Tightrope” by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. We are planning to discuss the book over Zoom meeting … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Democracy in Chains

Sunday, May 10, 6 p.m. Reviews for Nancy MacLean’s book, “Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America”: “[A] remarkably important book…this book is a superb contribution to our understanding of the rise of … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: Here We Are

7670 East Shore Road, Traverse CitySunday, February 16, 4 p.m. Join us at the home of Heather Kingham and Mark Elliott for a potluck and conversation about Aarti Shahani’s book “Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares,” featured recently at … Continue reading

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