Category Archives: Book Club

G.T. Humanists Book Club: Starry Messenger

Sunday, November 13, 4 p.m.4813 N Indian Lake Rd.Traverse City, MI Grand Traverse Humanists will gather to discuss Neil deGrasse Tyson’s book “Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization.” The book is available for a discount at Horizon Books in Traverse … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanist Book Club: Immune

Sunday, September 18, 4 p.m.Mark and Heather’s house…7670 E Shore Rd, TC We’ll discuss the book “Immune: A Journey into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive,” by Philipp Dettmer. It’s a timely read and an opportunity to learn more … Continue reading

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G.T. Humanists Book Club: How to Be Perfect

Sunday, May 15, 4 p.m.Mark and Heather’s House7670 E. Shore Rd., Traverse City Grand Traverse Humanists will gather at the home of Heather Kingham and Mark Elliott to discuss the book “How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every … Continue reading

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

Sunday, March 27, 6 p.m.Discussion location: 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 miners’ strike in Calumet, … 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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