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Introducing our League Book Group!


As our League grows, we are discovering that those who are attracted to the League's mission and vision are also readers! And, we are readers who enjoy other readers!

We are just beginning to build a League Book Group, so now is a great time to get connected! While we hope to meet in person from time to time, most Book Group meetings will be via Zoom. 

Let us know you are interested in the Book Group by adding your name to the Book Group on the Interests page 
Participation is open to friends and members!

Books We've Read

Hell & Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir by Madeleine Albright

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Our Next Book

There Is Nothing For You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century

by Fiona Hill

From Goodreads:
A celebrated foreign policy expert and key impeachment witness reveals how declining opportunity has set America on the grim path of modern Russia—and draws on her personal journey out of poverty, as well as her unique perspectives as an historian and policy maker, to show how we can return hope to our forgotten places.
Fiona Hill grew up in a world of terminal decay. The last of the local mines had closed, businesses were shuttering, and despair was etched in the faces around her. Her father urged her to get out of their blighted corner of northern England: “There is nothing for you here, pet,” he said.  
The coal-miner’s daughter managed to go further than he ever could have dreamed. She studied in Moscow and at Harvard, became an American citizen, and served three U.S. Presidents. But in the heartlands of both Russia and the United States, she saw troubling reflections of her hometown and similar populist impulses. By the time she offered her brave testimony in the first impeachment inquiry of President Trump, Hill knew that the desperation of forgotten people was driving American politics over the brink—and that we were running out of time to save ourselves from Russia’s fate. In this powerful, deeply personal account, she shares what she has learned, and shows why expanding opportunity is the only long-term hope for our democracy. 

Here's this book on Amazon

Our Book Group will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, August 23 @ 7:00 to discuss this book.
Here's the Zoom information you need to join the meeting:
Meeting ID: 846 9697 5077

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