World Events, History, and Culture Book Group

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January 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Plaut Room

All are welcome to join this monthly discussion of books on current and historical world events and international culture. This month’s book is: Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future by Johan Norberg.

In this brightly written, upbeat book, Norberg blends facts, anecdotes, and official statistics to describe “humanity’s triumph” in achieving the present unparalleled level of global living standards.

While acknowledging the mayhem, hunger, and poverty still facing much of the world, the author remains optimistic that human ingenuity will prevail in shaping the future.

A refreshingly rosy assessment of how far many of us have come from the days when life was uniformly nasty, brutish, and short. —Kirkus Review

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Date:
January 11
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Organizer

Adult Programs
Phone:
203-594-5003
Email:
newsletter@newcanaanlibrary.org

Venue

Plaut Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003