UUS:E Book Lovers Book Club

Book Lovers

Books are selected by the participants, and members of the group volunteer to lead discussion each month. Come every month or come when you can.

Ongoing book discussion group meets in the Chapel  on the second Tuesday of the month from  3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

January 12:The Curse: Big Time Gambling’s Seduction of a Small New England Town, a novel by Robert H. Steele. During the 1990s, 2 CT Indian tribes build the world’s 2 biggest casinos in a corner of the state, resulting in what has been called a “gambling Chernobyl.”

February 9: One Thousand White Women: The Journals of Mary Dodd, a novel by Jim Fergus. A colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the US Government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians as part of a covert and controversial “Brides for Indians” program.

March 8:  Margaret Fuller: A New American Life. Join the Book Lovers Group for a discussion of Margaret Fuller’s award-winning biography by Megan Marshall. At home with the Boston and Concord Unitarian elites, Fuller was an intellectual peer of Emerson and Thoreau. Her life as a crusading journalist and daring war correspondent was an adventure, right to the end. Co-sponsored with the Book Lover’s Group.

Mary Heaney, mheaney1932@frontier.com and Lorry King, KingL92@gmail.com

Please contact the church office at 860-646-5151 or  uuse153@sbcglobal.net for more information.

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