OLLI at MSU Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group

Dates: September 21, 2020 - June 1, 2021

Meets: Mon. from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Online Presentation

Wonderlust Member: $0.00

The Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group is a Wonderlust program that engages participants in stimulating discussions of a wide range of non-fiction books. Attendance at all sessions is not required, though consistent attendance may enhance your experience. Listed below are the 20-21 academic year books,selected by a committee of Wonderlust members.

September 21 –“Lafayette in the Somewhat United States” by Sarah Vowell, Riverhead Books, 2015

October 19–“Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic” by David Quammen, W. W. Norton, 2013

November 16–“The Weather Machine; A Journey Inside the Forecast” by Andrew Blum, 2019, HarperCollins

January 25 Meditations, Marcus Aurelius (Several translations available)

February 22- Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing, 1999, Tyndale House

March 15- So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo, 2019, Seal Press

April 19-The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga or Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, Erik Larson, 2020, Crown.

May 17- American Zion, Betsy Gaines Quammen

Fee:   $0.00

Online Presentation

This is a real-time (live) online class that meets at the specified day(s)/time(s) listed.

We will send you a reminder email with login instructions one business day before the program start date. If there are additional sessions, we will send reminders the morning of those sessions.
Date Day Time Location
09/21/2020Monday1 PM to 2:30 PM Online Presentation
10/19/2020Monday1 PM to 2:30 PM Online Presentation
11/16/2020Monday1 PM to 2:30 PM Online Presentation
01/25/2021Monday1 PM to 2:30 PM Online Presentation
02/22/2021Monday1 PM to 2:30 PM Online Presentation
Obtaining books is the responsibility of each participant. For your convenience, The Country Bookshelf has agreed to carry the above listed books for groups that meet at their location; however, books may also be purchased from other retailers and available from your public library.

For information about refunds, cancellations, minimum enrollments and more, see the Course Administration and Procedures page.


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