A Room of One's Own Nonfiction Book Group

Our January book selected by moderator Jolene Redvale is A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster by  Rebecca Solnit.

Brief Description:

Explores the phenomenon through which people become resourceful and altruistic after a disaster and communities reflect a shared sense of purpose, analyzing events ranging from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to Hurricane Katrina.

Biographical Note:
Rebecca Solnit is the author of numerous books, including Hope in the Dark, River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West, Wanderlust: A History of Walking, and As Eve Said to the Serpent: On Landscape, Gender, and Art, which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. In 2003, she received the prestigious Lannan Literary Award.
 

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We hope you'll join us for our next discussion!

Event date: 

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Event address: 

9 N. 6th Street
Redlands, CA 92373-5258
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143118077
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - August 31st, 2010