Alumni Book Reviews

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2017 Wednesday Book Reviews Alumni Front Porch

Week 1 [Don Rapp] – Thank You for Being Late – An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in an Age of Accelerations by Thomas Friedman
Week 2 [Mark Altschuler and Rutledge Hamme] – Where I’m Calling From by Raymond Carver
Week 3 [Virginia Carr] – Laugh Your Way to Grace: Reclaiming the Spiritual Power of Humor by Susan Sparks
Week 4 [Ann Winkelstein] – Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh
Week 5 [Barbara Flynn] – The Children Act by Ian McEwan
Week 6 [Jack McCredie] – Cyberspies: The Secret History of Surveillance, Hacking, and Digital Espionage by Gordon Corera
Week 7 No review – Recognition Day
Week 8 [Bob and Linda Bonstein] – A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Week 9 [Jean Badger ]- The Road Not Taken; Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong by David Orr


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