Sunday Book Club
Every Third Sunday
Facilitators:

Edwina Dorch & Jeryl Mumpower

List of Books
2019

This List of WES Books Book Reviews may be the easiest to view.

List of Books: 2019

  • January 20, 2019:

About White American Men: Michael Kimmel American Masculinity at the End of an Era:

https://www.amazon.com/Angry-White-Men-American-Masculinity/dp/1568589611

(Video) https://www.c-span.org/video/?315878-1/after-words-michael-kimmel

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16197150-angry-white-men

  • February 17, 2019:

About Millennials: David Kinnaman: You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith 

https://www.amazon.com/You-Lost-Me-Christians-Rethinking/dp/0801015898

(Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OR6dTnc5yA

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10222837-you-lost-me?from_search=true

  • March 17, 2019:

About Mexican Immigrants: Bill Schwab: Right to DREAM: Immigration Reform and America’s Future

https://www.amazon.com/Right-DREAM-Immigration-Reform-Americas/dp/1557286388

(Video) https://www.c-span.org/video/?440643-1/right-dream

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17171577-right-to-dream?from_search=true

  • April 21, 2019:

About Elite Americans: Chris Hayes: Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy

https://www.amazon.com/Twilight-Elites-America-After-Meritocracy/dp/0307720462

(Video) https://www.c-span.org/video/?307532-1/twilight-elites

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13151179-twilight-of-the-elites?from_search=true

  • May 19, 2019:

Amazon Books Website: https://www.amazon.com/Haven-Home-Years-Jewish-America/dp/0807615595

Good Reads Book Review – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/566141.From_Haven_to_Home

Unable to find a video of it. However, here is a link from Jo regarding the Library of Congress Exhibit the same name as the book — https://www.loc.gov/loc/lcib/0409/haven.html

  • June 16, 2019:

About Black Americans: Toure’: Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness: What It Means to Be Black Now 

(Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs7PBRwGxDM

Book Summary:  https://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/25/books/review/whos-afraid-of-post-blackness-by-toure-book-review.html

  • July 21, 2019:

About Muslim Americans: Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad: Becoming American?: The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1602584060/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i2

(Video) https://www.c-span.org/video/?304354-9/becoming-american&showFullAbstract=1

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12701480-becoming-american?from_search=true

  • August 18, 2019:

About LGBTQ Americans: Janet Mock: Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

https://www.amazon.com/Janet-Mock/e/B00H3VKZU4/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1

(Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Na2Ik_zPVM

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18144031-redefining-realness?from_search=true

  • September 15, 2019: 

About Poor White Americans: J.D Vance: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis:

(Video) https://www.c-span.org/video/?415207-1/qa-jd-vance

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27161156-hillbilly-elegy

  • October 20, 2019

About Obese Americans: Tressie McMillan Cottom: Thick: And Other Essays

https://www.amazon.com/Thick-Essays-Tressie-McMillan-Cottom/dp/1620974363/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1548863728&sr=1-1&keywords=%27Thick%27

Video:  https://watch.ksmq.org/video/feminist-and-sociology-professor-tressie-mcmillan-cottom-dvu/

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40365093-thick

  • November 17, 2019

All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

https://www.amazon.com/All-Single-Ladies-Unmarried-Independent/dp/1476716579/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1548946340&sr=8-1&keywords=all+the+single+ladies+rebecca+traister

Video:  https://www.c-span.org/video/?452058-1/after-words-rebecca-traister

Book Summary: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39939208-good-and-mad

  • December 15, 2019

About Native Americans: David Truer: The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present: 2019

https://www.amazon.com/Heartbeat-Wounded-Knee-America-Present/dp/1594633150/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1548449137&sr=8-1&keywords=David+Truer

Video:  https://www.c-span.org/video/?321139-13/interview-david-treuer

Book Summary:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36620482-the-heartbeat-of-wounded-knee?from_search=true

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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.

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