Past

Book Club: Unsheltered: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver

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Saturday, Feb. 22 @ 10:00am

The New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards—including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize—returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to explore the human capacity for resiliency and compassion in times of great upheaval.

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Behind the Kitchen Door by Saru Jayaraman

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Saturday, Sep. 28, 2019 @ 10:00am

Highlighting the roles of the 10 million people, many immigrants, many people of color, who bring their passion, tenacity, and vision to the American dining experience, Jayaraman sets out a bold agenda to raise the living standards of the nation's second-largest private sector workforce―and ensure that dining out is a positive experience on both sides of the kitchen door.

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America (The Book) by John Stewart

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Saturday, Jul. 27, 2019 @ 10:00am

"For everyone who was too cheap to buy the hardcover, the blockbuster, award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller is now in trade paperback-with a new introduction, fully updated, and with equally unsettling nude photos of the newest Supreme Court justices, and a text corrected by the most reputable college professor we could find/afford. Including: Historical inaccuracies, gross distortions, complete fabrications-corrected by real-life bearded college professor."

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Beaten Seared & Sauced by Jonathan Dixon

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Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 @ 10:00am

Millions of people fantasize about leaving their old lives behind, enrolling in cooking school, and training to become a chef. But for those who make the decision, the difference between the dream and reality can be gigantic—especially at the top cooking school in the country.

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