RGC Group’s Book 4:
Our RGC group’s book 4 was Claire Cameron’s The Last Neanderthal.
RGC: We all thoroughly enjoyed this book, and the conversations it sparked were so interesting! Everyone is planning to read other books related to the book and ideas, and other books mentioned in the back, which is always great to see! Thanks so much to Claire for answering our questions!
Claire Cameron: I loved this interview, thank you. It’s so much fun to be a part of a conversation.
Celebrating and Understanding Our Furry Friends
Following Atticus: Forty-eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship
by Tom Ryan
After a close friend died of cancer, middle-aged, overweight, acrophobic newspaperman Tom Ryan decided to pay tribute to her in a most unorthodox manner. Ryan and his friend, miniature schnauzer Atticus M. Finch, would attempt to climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire’s four-thousand-foot peaks twice in one winter while raising money for charity. It was an adventure of a lifetime, leading them across hundreds of miles and deep into an enchanting but dangerous winter wonderland.
Reading Group Choices has opened 702WI, an author event space in Madison, Wisconsin!
If you live in the Madison area, or have friends who do, share the 702WI Events Calendar!
702WI hosts adult and young adult author events for book clubs/reading groups in Madison. Connecting with neighborhood reading groups, and groups from local community centers and organizations is an important and fun way to celebrate books, writers and readers. We hope to inspire lively and thoughtful conversation. The events are creatively designed to connect the reader with the author and book through a small audience,
Become a Reading Group Choices Spotlight!
Each month we feature a different group from around the world on our website and in our eNewsletter. We include a picture and description of the group, which can include the group’s history, favorite books from the year, and anything that makes the group unique. It is so fun to hear from the variety of groups that are part of the Reading Group Choices community.
To enter to become a Spotlight group, email a picture and description of your group to firstname.lastname@example.org. If your group is chosen,
To celebrate Women’s History Month, check out our recommendations below for fiction, nonfiction, and young adult books that showcase writing by and about women. Adventure, acts of daring-do, triumph in the face of great odds, bravery, ingenuity, ferocity of spirit—you’ll find it all in these pages that aren’t just for Women’s History Month but are great stories to read and discuss year round.
Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History
by Sam Maggs
Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things,
In honor of Black History Month, check out these books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that celebrate African-American stories, artistry, and history.
Citizen: An American Lyric
by Claudia Rankine
National Book Award Finalist
Rankine’s bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in 21st-century daily life and in the media. Some encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane,