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The NON-FICTION BOOK GROUP meets on the last Wednesday of the month in the Marx Room at the Main Branch at 7:00 p.m. The group does not meet in July, August, and December.
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If the Library is out of copies of a book, we will try to find one for you. For more information, call the Library at 610-258-2917 ext 393 or email
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2016 PREVIOUS AND UPCOMING TITLES
Wednesday, January 27th at 7 pm  
Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania by: Erik Larson
(2015)
Once again Larson brings history to life. Focusing on a few key characters and filled with political, military, and social information, Larson’s narrative of the Lusitania’s last week is recognized as one of the best books of 2015.
Wednesday, February 24th at 7 pm   (Black History Month)
Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights,
Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear
by: Adam Goudsouzian
(2014)
James Meredith organized a march from Memphis, TN, to Jackson, MS, to encourage blacks to register to vote. After Meredith was shot by a white man, this quiet walk was transformed into a “crossroads” where the non-violent movement for integration had to share the stage with the separatist message of the Black Power movement.

Wednesday, March 30, at 7:00 p.m. – Women’s History Month selection
How to Create the Perfect Wife: Britain’s Most Ineligible Bachelor and His Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate by: Wendy Moore
Thomas Day, 18th century writer, adopts two orphans and tries to teach them to be model wives.

Wednesday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m. – National Humor Month selection
Me Talk Pretty One Day by: David Sedaris
Sedaris’ 2000 best-seller is a collection of short autobiographical essays. The first half of the book deals with the early part of his life, the second with his years living as an American in Paris.

Wednesday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m.
H Is For Hawk by: Helen MacDonald (2014) 
While grieving her father’s death, MacDonald undertakes the training of one of nature’s most vicious predators: a goshawk.

Wednesday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m.
Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things
by: Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee  (2010)
Amassing “stuff” is common in our culture, but for many it reaches unhealthy levels. Using vivid portraits that show the traits that identify hoarders, the authors explain the causes and outline the often ineffective treatments while showing the pull that “stuff” has on all of us.

 
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