The current Rotarian Magazine has a lengthy article on The Art of Reading, stressing the mind-expanding value of encountering new ideas and beautiful prose. We have two reading groups in our Club. One has about nine members and meets every other month. Here are the last six books they’ve discussed:
  • The Great Bridge, McCullough
  • Empty Mansions, Dedman
  • Beneath a Scarlet Sky, Sullivan
  • 12 Rules for Life, Peterson
  • Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald
  • A Gentleman in Moscow, Towles
A second group meets monthly, with five members.
Recent books they’ve read:
  • The Sun Does Shine, Hinton
  • Destiny of a Republic, Millard
  • A Gentleman in Moscow, Towles
  • The Nightingale, Hannah
  • The River of Doubt, Millard
  • Alone, Hannah
  • The Amistad Rebellion, Rediker
If you’re interested in joining, drop me an email, and I’ll pass you along to the group.