Stranger Than Fiction

Sometimes humorous. Sometimes serious. Always nonfiction.

When: Every Fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted, see individual listings)
Where: Plaza Branch
Contact: Dick Henderson at 816.701.3481


August 27
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan.

September 24
The Guns of August by Barbara Wertheim Tuchman.

October 22
October 1964 by David Halberstam.

November 26
A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage.

December 24
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson.

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