July 31 - Grunt by Mary Roach

At our June 26th meeting, we had a great discussion regarding John Scalzi's book, Lock In.  Some readers felt overwhelmed by the technology but others felt the book addressed all kinds of issues pertinent to today's society (people with disabilities, gender identity, treatment of the Navajo, government subsides in medical research, accommodation issues, discrimination, and community culture to name a few).  It also had great character development and an interesting mystery too!  For our refreshments, we had coconut oil chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookie bars with buttercream frosting and our famous cheese ball dip

Our next book is Grunt: the Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach.  We will meet on Monday, July 31 at 3pm in the Turner Room.  Books are available for pickup at the Library's front desk. Discussion sheets are available for pickup or are online.  

Summary: 'Grunt' tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries-- panic, exhaustion, heat, noise-- and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them.


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