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Community for Understanding and Hope Book Club

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

This group is open to the public.  The group meets on Thursday evenings at 7:00pm at the Kirkwood Public Library.

If you have any questions, please email shane.m@left-bank.com or general questions from the public can also be directed to the Reference Desk at 314-821-5770 ext. 1012.

"In the quest to transform the Kirkwood area into a prejudice-free community of highly respectful individuals, CFUH initiates ongoing dialogue and social interaction to create an environment of understanding and healing."

 

2019 Titles

Thursday, January 17th, 7pm: Ferguson's Fault Lines by Kimberly Jade Norwood

Thursday, February 21st, 7pm: Half Has Never Been Told by Edward E. Baptist

Thursday, March 21st, 7pm: Buffalo Soldier by Chris Bohjalian

Thursday, April 18th, 7pm: Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Charles M. Blow

Thursday, May 16th, 7pm: Dog Whistle Politics by Ian Haney-Lopez

Thursday, June 20th, 7pm: Whistling World by Claude Steele

Thursday, July 18th, 7pm: Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

Thursday, August 22nd, 7pm: Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil by Lezley McSpadden

 

Previous Titles: 20182017

 

 

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Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Issues of Our Time) Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780393339727
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 4th, 2011

June 2019 Community for Understanding and Hope Book Club selection


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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781631494536
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 2018

July 2019 Community for Understanding and Hope Book Club selection


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Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781942872528
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Regan Arts - May 10th, 2016

August 2019 Community for Understanding and Hope Book Club selection