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American Politics in the 21st Century summer book discussions @ Witherle Memorial Library
June 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
The Witherle Memorial Library in Castine will hold book discussions in the reading room 5-6 PM on mostly alternate Wednesdays from June 14 to August 30.
Each book have different community leaders for each session.
DATE LEADER(S) TITLE
June 14 Margie Olivari and Barbara Fleck Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, Arlie Russell Hochschild, 2016
June 28 Tim Hall American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper, Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson, 2016
July 19 Riva Berleant The Plot against America by Philip Roth
August 9 Bobby Vagt Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, Jane Mayer, 2016
August 30 Margaret Beckman The Deep State: The fall of the Constitution and the rise of a shadow government, by Mike Lofgren