Midtown Neighbors Association
Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 (8 PM to 10 PM)
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 (8 PM to 10 PM)
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 (8 PM to 10 PM)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 (8 PM to 10 PM)
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Midtown Book Club: February 11, 2015 - The Man Who Touched His Own Heart by Rob Dunn
The February Midtown Book Club chat is on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. This is a SPECIAL EVENT, with the author, and coordinating with Tech and all, with the special Book Group Preview of this book which comes out Feb. 3rd. We will be discussing our February selection, The Man Who Touched His Own Heart by Rob Dunn.

February '15 (02/11/15) - The Man Who Touched His Own Heart by Rob Dunn - This is a SPECIAL EVENT, with the author, and coordinating with Tech and all, with the special Book Group Preview of this book which comes out Feb. 3rd.

Room 223 in the Scheller College of Business, 800 West Peachtree
7:30pm to set situated and discuss business
8-9pm Prof. Rob Dunn
9-10pm wrap up
 
*** Book Group PREVIEW from our friend at Hachette. "The Man Who Touched His Own Heart tells the raucous, gory, mesmerizing story of the heart, from the first "explorers" who dug up cadavers and plumbed their hearts' chambers, through the first heart surgeries-which had to be completed in three minutes before death arrived-to heart transplants and the latest medical efforts to prolong our hearts' lives, almost defying nature in the process."

March '15 (03/11/15) - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. "Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local 'powhitetrash.' At eight years old and back at her mother’s side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age–and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns about love for herself and the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors ('I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare') will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned."

April '15 (04/08/15) - The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan. “Even though it used more electricity than New York City, Oak Ridge, Tennessee didn't appear on WWII era maps and the great majority of the 75,000 people who lived and worked there didn't know on what project they were working until long after their job was done. In fact, "Atomic City" didn't really acquire its nickname until after its top secret uranium project was completed. This new release tells the story of the women who worked there and how they helped win the war. Spiced generously with interviews and government documents, Denise Kiernan's narrative captures the camaraderie and mystery of this self-contained community, reminding us again that we're still learning vital things about that now distant era. Editor's recommendation.”


May '15 (05/13/15) - TBD - Theme: Ladies' Choice (Mother's Day!)

June '15 (06/10/15) - TBD - Theme: For The Men (Adventure/Manly)

 



Midtown Book Group
Wednesday, February 11, 8:00 PM

The Midtown Book Group meets at Barnes & Noble @ Tech Square (5th & Spring) the 2nd Wednesday of each month @ 8 pm to discuss and enjoy great literature. We have a terrific, mixed group of Midtown neighbors & book lovers who participate for always-lively conversation: young and old(er), male and female, professionals, students, work-at-home moms, house people and condo dwellers, all are welcome! We meet in the upstairs conversation area in the back corner of the Computer/Music section at Barnes & Noble. Midtown Book Group members receive a 20% discount on the Monthly Book Selection at B&N @ GeorgiaTech.

Please sign up at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MNAbookclub for updates and information.


 


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Barnes & Noble @ Tech Square
5th & Spring
Atlanta, GA 30308

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Atlanta, GA 30308

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