Memorial Hall Library

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

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All of Memorial Hall Library's book club groups are open to new members.

Registration is not required for any of the book groups.

The Nonfiction Book Discussion Group meets the first Wednesday of each month in the Activity Room. New members are always welcome. Questions? Contact Ellen Guthrie,


July 5, 2023

Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man by Mark Kurlansky

August 2, 2023

The Chancellor: the Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel by Kati Marton

--No meeting in September--

October 4, 2023

Empress of the Nile: the Daredevil Archaeologist Who Saved Egypt's Ancient Temples from Destruction by Lynne Olson

November 1, 2023

Master Slave Husband Wife: an Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom by Ilyon Woo

December 6, 2023

Night by Elie Wiesel

January 3, 2024

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker

February 7, 2024

The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times by Michelle Obama

March 6, 2024

Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O'Connell's Urgent Mission to Bring Healing to Homeless People by Tracy Kidder

April 3, 2024

A Fever in the Heartland by Timothy Eagan

May 1, 2024

The Story of Russia by Orlando Figes

June 5, 2024

Dream Hoarders by Richard V. Reeves

July 10, 2024

The Nazi Conspiracy: the Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch