Non-Fiction: New and Noteworthy

February 21, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Knox College
59 St. George St
Toronto, ON M5S 2E6
Canada


Knox College
59 St. George St
Toronto
ON
M5S 2E6


This lively workshop examines non-fiction books written in the last few years, in whole or in part, that draw attention to issues we want to talk about. Some of the books likely to be read, presented and discussed are: Thank You for Being Late by Thomas Friedman; The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes; Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance; and The Return of History by Jennifer Welsh. Participants' suggestions will also be considered.

Facilitators:

Ann Mummenhoff, amummenhoff@rogers.com, worked for many years in a large public library, and is interested in reading and discussing books on current affairs, biography, politics and history. At the Academy she has facilitated a number of workshops and has been a member of the Non-Fiction workshop for many years.

Mandy Thomson, mandythomson@sympatico.ca, is a former education administrator and consultant who thrives on the joys of retirement and the delights of a good discussion and learning at the Academy.

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