Understanding Differences Book Club

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Next Meeting

Tuesday, February 8
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

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Does expanding awareness of social differences interest and concern you? By encouraging ourselves to think outside familiar "boxes" and by imagining what it would be like to walk in another's shoes, the Understanding Differences: Expanding Our Social Awareness Book Club challenges each other to do just that!

We read fiction and nonfiction and sometimes discuss a film. Recent selections are shown below.

Discussions may be in-person or via Zoom. For more information about joining the Understanding Differences Book Club, please contact Jones Library staff member Linda Wentworth at wentworthl@joneslibrary.org.
Shuggie Bain
  1. Girl, Woman, Other
  2. I&#39m Still Here
  3. Stones from the River
  4. Shrill
  5. White Fragility
  6. A Mind Unraveled
  7. An African American and Latinx History of the United States
  8. Solitary
  9. You&#39ll Like It Here
  10. The Elephant in the Room
  11. The Help
  12. Becoming
  13. Call Me American
  14. Americanah
  15. There There
  16. If a Tree Falls
  17. So You Want to Talk About Race
  18. Chasing Space
  19. Have Dog Will Travel
  20. The Hate U Give
  21. The Far Away Brothers
  22. Make Trouble
  23. When They Call You a Terrorist
  24. News of the World
  25. Hillbilly Elegy.jpg
  26. I Am Malala
  27. Born a Crime
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  29. The Book of Joy
  30. The Lovers
  31. This Is How It Always Is
  32. Windfall
  33. Strangers in Their Own Land
  34. The Secret History of Wonder Woman
  35. And the Mountains Echoed
  36. theireyes.jpg
  37. You&#39re Never Weird on the Internet
  38. Just Mercy
  39. All the Light We Cannot See
  40. Switched On
  41. Freedom Writers Diary
  42. Mom and Me and Mom
  43. All I Love and Know
  44. Strength in What Remains
  45. The Residence 155x235.jpg
  46. Indigenous Peoples History 157x235.jpg
  47. House on Mango Street 152x235.jpg
  48. Unquiet Mind 154x235.jpg
  49. Between the World and Me 158x235.jpg
  50. Quiet 155x235.jpg
  51. On the Move 163x235.jpg
  52. Not My Fathers Son 153x235.jpg
  53. Gods Hotel 157x235.jpg
  54. Giovannis Room 150x235.jpg
  55. Black Elk Speaks.jpg
  56. Half the Sky 159x235.jpg
  57. saywhatyouwill 157x235.jpg
  58. howtobeblack 155x235.jpg
  59. thingstheycarried 154x235 bordered.jpg
  60. foundingmothers 159x235.jpg
  61. Blindsight.jpg
  62. newjimcrow.jpg
  63. wonder.jpg
  64. voicesofourtime.jpg
  65. limbo.jpg
  66. faultinourstars.jpg
  67. movingviolations.jpg
  68. White Like Me 155x235.jpg
  69. Blind Spot 157x235.jpg
See a complete history of this club's selections.