Literary Evening at Rock Lodge
2015 Program

Book Title / Subject Author Presenter
Let the Great World Spin - "A dazzlingly rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s." Column McCannKathleen
The Brain That Changes Itself - Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science Norman DoigeBunny
The Radiance Sutras:112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight - Yoga Sutras are meditations on how to live life. "At once a beautiful love song and an encyclopedia of yogic techniques" Lorin Roche and Shiva ReaBerdine
In Defense of Selfishness: Why the Code of Self-Sacrifice is Unjust and Destructive - Non-fiction. "refutes widespread misconceptions about the meaning of selfishness and of altruism" Peter SchwartzSal
The Wright Brothers - Non-fiction. The Dramatic Story-Behind-the-Story. David McCulloughSal
The Museum of Extraordinary Things - "An extraordinary novel about an electric and impassioned love affair" Alice Hoffmann Nancy
A Reader's Digest collection of articles from Magazines pub. 1942. Wonderful short stories and articles. Book found belonging to Marge and Frank.Patrick
Seek My Face - "poignant saga of postwar American art… the evolving relation between the two women, the interviewer and interviewee" John UpdikeInese
NYTimes - Michael Kimmelman's review of the new Whitney Museum.Peter
44 Scotland Street from the series Love Over Scotland - "Residents and neighbors come to … vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, featuring six-year-old Bertie, a remarkably precocious boy-just ask his mother." Alexander McCall SmithSusan & Diane
All the Light We Cannot See - "a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II." Anthony DoerrRob
The Girl on the Train - Who done it.Paula HawkinsRob
The Short Tragic Life of Robert Peace - About NJJeff HobbsRob
The Boys in the boat - re:'36 OlympicsDaniel James BrownRob
So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You LoveCal NewportDianne
Art History through InnovatorsDianne DuranteDianne
Skinny Dip - Zany story about crime and corruption in Florida.Carl HiaasenChuck
Theory of War - "Haunting, elegant and passionate, Theory of War is a novel about how the past lives on through following generations." Joan BradyMartin
More Guns Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws - Studies in Law and Economics, very technicalJohn R. Lott, JrJoe
The Case Against Guns: America's Curse - "Joseph Rouff is strait forward and honest in his presentation of the facts. Joseph Rouff is a poet and a historian." Written for a broader audience than the one above. Joseph RouffJoe