November 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Brentwood Public Library
8765 Eulalie Ave

JUST FOR FUN: Nonfiction November

A New Event Series for Adults

Not your mother’s book club–but honestly, she’ll want to come, too. Join us monthly to eat, drink, and meet other readers who like what you like.

This month’s theme is Nonfiction, so search out a new biography, essay collection, or unusual history of something cool and dig in! Sign up for our email list at http://eepurl.com/z21VH or ask at the desk for more details; reading recommendations from our librarians are listed below. Valid ID required, please.



The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia Yang

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park

Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker


The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore

Songbird Journeys by Miyoko Chu

General Topics

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen

We Are Never Meeting In Real Life by Samantha Irby

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

The Book of Joy by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams

West With the Night by Beryl Markham

 Short or Unusual Forms

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

Essays of E.B. White by E.B. W hite (or any of his essays; many available on Hoopla or online)

Visualizing the Beatles by John Pring and Rob Thomas