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Book Discussion Series
BOOK DISCUSSION SERIES
You can register and pick up a copy of the books or audiobooks at the Readers' Advisory Desk. Some titles are available for download. (It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.)
MOVIE SHOWING: (prior to the book discussion)
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Monday, August 15, at 6:00 p.m.
Renowned surgeon Atul Gawande teams with FRONTLINE to challenge us all to reexamine how we think about death and dying. This film also explores the burgeoning art and science of palliative care and the ways in which having a conversation around the question “What are your priorities if your time is limited?” can empower patients to live their lives fully, all the way to the end.
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
Wednesday, August 17, at 6:30 p.m.
Sandra Zagarell, Oberlin College, discussion leader
Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, the author claims that medicine can comfort and enhance our life and death experience.
"FUN FOR FOODIES" COOKBOOK CLUB
Participants can pick a recipe from the chosen cookbook(s) to bring and share. A discussion will follow the tasting. Please bring a copy of the recipe you choose. Stop by the Readers' Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the books.
SUMMER READING BOOK GROUP
You can pick up a copy of the book at the Readers' Advisory Desk. It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty.
Monday, August 29, at 6:00 p.m.