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2016-17 Random Review Schedule


September 14               Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson,  Reviewer: Paul Kopperman

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October 12                     Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig, Reviewer: Carol Mason

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November 9                   Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones, Reviewer: Steve Gallon

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December 14                  Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirshman, Reviewers: Jeanne Smith and Gretchen Morris

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January 11                      The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley by Eric Weiner, Reviewer: David Noakes


February 8                      Rain: A Natural and Cultural History by Cynthia Barnett, Reviewer: Charles Goodrich

March 8                           The Born Frees: Writing with the Girls of Gugulethu by Kimberly Burge, Reviewer: Ann Staley

April 12                            Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina, Reviewer: Frank Moore

May 10                             My Name is Lucy Barton: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout, Reviewer: Marjorie Sandor

June 14                            The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck, Reviewer: Bill Goslow