Reading Wildly Book Club - October - The Ministry for the Future
Looking for a small group, intimate conversation about books and environmentalism? "Reading Wildly " combines good books, great conversation, and a casual atmosphere. The "Reading Wildly" Book Club will read books that encourages greater understanding of and active responses to environmental issues and help us develop networks and connections within our community to make meaningful change.
Just about everyone has an opinion on environmental issues. While viewpoints may differ, sustaining a healthy planet is something we can all agree upon. Our quarterly book group explores fiction and non-fiction books focused on environmental concepts. Grow your appreciation for the natural world and our place in it while benefiting from the wisdom of authors and each other. This book event is a collaborative venture with the Idaho Environmental Education Association (IdEEA), Rediscovered Books, and Payette Brewing.
Only 12 seats available for this thoughtful and engaging book conversation. Event is open to the public. Registration required for admission. $25 ticket includes book and $5 voucher towards beverage or food at Payette Brewing - Boise.
About the event:
- Seating is limited, registration is required for each person.
- Need not have finished book to attend! Come to meet new people and have a great conversation!
If you have already purchased the book from Rediscovered Books, please email a copy of your receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will issue you a gift card equal to the cost of the book once you have registered for the book club.
About the Book:
The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how climate change will affect us all. Its setting is not a desolate, postapocalyptic world, but a future that is almost upon us. Chosen by Barack Obama as one of his favorite books of the year, this extraordinary novel from visionary science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson will change the way you think about the climate crisis.
About the Author:
Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy, 2312, Aurora, and New York 2140. In 2008, he was named a "Hero of the Environment" by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. He lives in Davis, California.