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Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Join us for Hoover Public Library's nonfiction book discussion group. Sessions are the 4th Thursday of the month from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Administration Conference Room. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Feel welcome to join us!

Churchill's First War

by Con Coughlin

"Just over a century ago British troops were fighting a vicious frontier war against Pashtun tribesmen on the North West Frontier-- the great-great-grandfathers of the Taliban and tribal insurgents in modern-day Afghanistan. Winston Churchill, then a young cavalry lieutenant, wrote a vivid account of what he saw during his first major campaign. The Story of the Malakand Field Force, published in 1898, was Churchill's first book and, a hundred years later, is required reading for military commanders on the ground, both British and American.

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Book Group: 
Nighttime Nonfiction Book Discussion Group
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

The New Tsar

by Steven Lee Myers

The epic tale of the rise to power of Russia's current president—the only complete biography in English – that fully captures his emergence from shrouded obscurity and deprivation to become one of the most consequential and complicated leaders in modern history, by the former New York Times Moscow bureau chief.

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Book Group: 
Nighttime Nonfiction Book Discussion Group
Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.