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Current Events Reading Group

Next Meeting - Monday, March 20 at 7:30 pm


by Naomi Klein

We will be reading the last half of This Changes Everything for our next meeting - page 230 to the end of the book. Readers at any stage of the text are welcome, however!

The Current Events Reading Group is dedicated to reading and discussing works of nonfiction pertinent to the pressing issues of our day.  Topics we explore include: race, class, gender, debt, work, the environment, politics, technology and media, imperialism, post-colonialism, organizing and activism, culture, and aesthetics.

We want this group to empower readers to become more informed, engaged, and connected to both each other and society at large.  We hope this can be a space for respectful, honest, complex thought and discussion.  Both when speaking and listening, members are invited to be generous, open, and considerate. We are committed to making these meetings safe, non-hierarchical, and free of conversions or corrections. 

All who wish to join us in this spirit are welcome! To be added to our mailing list email: jake@skylightbooks.com

Those purchasing "This Changes Everything" for the meeting are entitled to a 15% discount. Please mention the reading group's name at check out.

Below are books we've read previously:

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate Cover Image
ISBN: 9781451697391
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 4th, 2015

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620402528
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - April 5th, 2016

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807057834
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501126345
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - August 2nd, 2016