Book Club

2016 Book Club Schedule

2016 Book Club Schedule

Tuesday, March 15, 2:45 p.m.
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World, by Andrea Wulf

Tuesday, April 19, 2:45 p.m.
New and Selected Poetry, Vol. 2, by Mary Oliver

Tuesday, May 17, 2:45 p.m.
Walking the Appalachian Trail, by Larry Luxenberg

Tuesday, June 21, 2:45 p.m.
Emily Dickinson's Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener, by Marta McDowell

Tuesday, July 19, 2:45 p.m.
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer

August - no meeting

Tuesday, September 20, 2:45 p.m.
Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit, by Andrew Moore

Tuesday, October 18, 2:45 p.m.
Cape Cod, by Henry David Thoreau

Tuesday, November 15, 2:45 p.m.
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, by Elizabeth Kolbert

Tuesday, December 20, noon
Potluck luncheon and book selection


January 17, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Seeing Trees: Discovering the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees, by Nancy Ross Hugo (photographs by Robert Llewellyn)

February 21, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America, by Douglas Brinkley

March 21, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning), by Dr. Marion Nestle


Photo: Arboretum book club members gather in November 2009 to discuss E.O. Wilson's Naturalist. Seated clockwise are Gayle Jayne (back to camera), Margie Steffens, Marilyn Hale, Pat Bowell, Jane Chambers, Lynn Lang, Sylvan Kaufman, Beverly Gemmill, Carol Jelich, Julianna Pax, Zaida Wing, and Walt Gilefski.