Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland

NONFICTION BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

 We enjoy reading nonfiction books about a wide variety of subjects:

historical and literary figures, art, music, travel past and present,

societies, psychology, food, technology, and ecology.   

Biographies and memoirs are also popular.

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THE NEXT BOOKS . . .                                      

NOVEMBER 4,  2014  

 

DECEMBER 2, 2014   

    

THIS PAGE PROVIDES SPECIFIC INFORMATION

ABOUT THE NON-FICTION BOOK GROUP

CONVENOR AND CONTACT INFORMATION READING SCHEDULE FOR 2014-2015

MEETING PLACE AND TIMES

BOOKS READ IN PREVIOUS YEARS (2003-2014)
HELP IN OBTAINING THE BOOKS OTHER BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR 2014-2015
SPECIAL EVENTS WHERE THE BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE

RELATED WEBPAGES:   GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT BOTH WAMUN BOOK GROUPS

           MOSTLY FICTION BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Members brought 10 'real' books

CONVENOR AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Deborah Rehner: contact her by e-mail at WAMUN

HELP IN OBTAINING THE BOOKS

 If you are finding it difficult to buy the book or find it at the Library, contact us at WAMUN

 It is usually possible to find a copy for you to borrow.

  

MEETING PLACE

  The MARJORIE MEWS LIBRARY

  12 HIGHLAND DRIVE  (near the corner of Torbay Rd. and Highland Drive)

 

  MEETING TIME     

  2 p.m. on the first Tuesday

  of each month

 

DONATIONS TO CAMPUS FOOD BANK

Donations to the Campus Food Bank are   accepted at the meeting and greatly appreciated.    

                                  

 Books for 2014-2015            For reviews and other details, click on the bookcover pictures   

         

 Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar May June

 

READING SCHEDULE

September 2, 2014 Prague in Winter: a Personal Story of Remembrance and War,  by Madeleine Albright
October 7, 2014 Philomena,  (aka The Lost Child of Philomena Lee)  by Martin Sixsmith
November 4, 2014 Boomerang:  Travels in the New Third World,   by Michael Lewis  
December 2, 2014

The Inconvenient Indian: a Curious Account of Native People in North America, by Thomas King

January 13, 2015 *

Dear Everybody, a Woman's Journey from Park Avenue to a Labrador Trapline, by Anne Budgell     

 * Note change of date :  Meeting with the Author and the Mostly Fiction Book Group

February 3, 2015 Orange is the new Black: My Year in a Women's Prison,   by Piper Kerman 
March 3, 2015

Occupied St. John's,  edited by Steven High.    Guest Speaker:  Jo Shawyer   

April 7, 2015   *Presentation of members' recommendations for 2015 - 2016*
May 5, 2015 A Time of Gifts: on Foot to Constantinople,  by Patrick Leigh Fermor
June 2, 2015  Tutankhamen: the Search for an Egyptian King, (aka Tutankhamen's Curse)   by Joyce Tyldesley   

 

BOOKS READ IN PREVIOUS YEARS (2003-2013)

By Author             By Title              By Year 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

      

 

Meeting with

Anne Budgell

author of

"Dear Everybody"

JANUARY 13

2015

2:00 p.m.

Place TBA

  

Meeting with

Jo Shawyer

author of

"Occupied St. John's"

MARCH 3

2015

2:00 p.m.

Place TBA

 

 

                                                       

 

  Christmas

Party

DECEMBER 9

2014

Time TBA

7 Tiffany Lane

 

OTHER RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR 2014 - 2015

  • A Doyle Reader: Writings from Home and Away,    by Marjorie Doyle 
  • A House in the Sky,    by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett
  • The Jugglers Children: A Journey Into Family, Legend and the Genes That Bind Us,  by Carolyn Abraham
  • The Lost Canoe,   by Lawrence W. Coady
  • The Premiers Joey and Frank,   by Bill Rowe
  • The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain,  by James Fallon
  • The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville,   by Clare Mulley
  • Yes, I Could Care Less: How to Be a Language Snob Without Being a Jerk,   by Bill Walsh

 

 Nonfiction Books: 2013 - 2014         
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Nonfiction Books: 2012 - 2013

         

Nonfiction Books: 2011 - 2012

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