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John Barton Payne Building

Non-Fiction Book Club

If you love non-fiction and a lively discussion, this book club is for you.

Non-Fiction Book Club
Non-Fiction Book Club

Time & Location

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Apr 24, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

John Barton Payne Building, 2 Court House Sq, Warrenton, VA 20186, USA

About the event

If you love non-fiction and a lively discussion, this book club is for you.  Join library staff and Bob Jacobs, a local educator with 38 years of experience at James Madison University and Frederick and Fauquier County Public Schools, for a lively and informative discussion.

Where: John Barton Payne Bldg, 2 Courthouse Square, Warrenton

When: 12 p.m., 4th Wednesday

More info: Email Daryl Jackson or call 540.422.8500 ext. 2

2024 Dates and Selections

Jan. 24: V is for Victory: Franklin Roosevelt’s American Revolution and the Triumph of World War II by Craig Nelson

Feb. 28: The Invention of Miracles: Language, Power, and Alexander Graham Bell’s Quest to End Deafness by Katie Booth

March 27: A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre

April 24: Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times by Azar Nafisi

May 22: The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

June 26: Cuba: An American History by Ada Ferrer

July 24:  The Boys in The Boat by Daniel Brown

August 28:  Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge: From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic by Simon Winchester

Sept. 25:  The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder by David Grann

Oct. 23:  The West: A New History in Fourteen Lives by Naoíse Mac Sweeney

Nov. 20: You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington by Alexis Coe

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