Sunday Book Club
Every Third Sunday
Edwina Dorch & Jeryl Mumpower
List of Books
This List of WES Books Book Reviews may be the easiest to view.
List of Books: 2019
About White American Men: Michael Kimmel American Masculinity at the End of an Era:
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16197150-angry-white-men
About Millennials: David Kinnaman: You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10222837-you-lost-me?from_search=true
About Mexican Immigrants: Bill Schwab: Right to DREAM: Immigration Reform and America’s Future
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17171577-right-to-dream?from_search=true
About Elite Americans: Chris Hayes: Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13151179-twilight-of-the-elites?from_search=true
About Jewish Culture: Paul Mendes-Flohr & Jehuda Reinharz: The Jew in the Modern World:
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/216210.The_Jew_in_the_Modern_World?from_search=true
About Black Americans: Toure’: Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness: What It Means to Be Black Now
Book Summary: https://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/25/books/review/whos-afraid-of-post-blackness-by-toure-book-review.html
About Muslim Americans: Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad: Becoming American?: The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12701480-becoming-american?from_search=true
About LGBTQ Americans: Janet Mock: Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18144031-redefining-realness?from_search=true
About Poor White Americans: J.D Vance: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis:
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27161156-hillbilly-elegy
About Obese Americans: Tressie McMillan Cottom: Thick: And Other Essays
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40365093-thick
All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39939208-good-and-mad
About Native Americans: David Truer: The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present: 2019
Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36620482-the-heartbeat-of-wounded-knee?from_search=true
Poorly sighted parishioners can listen to the CSPAN videos instead of reading the full text or they can listen to the audio version if available on Amazon.
Parishioners who do not have the funds to be able to afford approximately $ a month for books can check with Chevy Chase Library. They should have books that were published more than twelve months ago.
The goal of the series is to arrive at a set of alternative thoughts and alternative behaviors to use when one encounters ’the other’.