Tremont Think and Drink

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Join us this fall for engaging book discussions while enjoying your favorite beverage, as Jefferson Branch teams up with The Spotted Owl for the Tremont Think and Drink. Book discussions are held on the second Monday of each month at The Spotted Owl, 710 Jefferson Ave., Cleveland, OH.

 

The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving by Leigh Gallagher.
Monday, September 12 • 7:00 p.m.
Leigh Gallagher talks about how the American Dream is no longer a reality. As the government has changed throughout the years, there are many different views on what the American Dream actually means. The End of the Suburbs traces the rise and fall of the American suburbia and what it has become in the 21st Century.

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert.
Monday, October 10 • 7:00 p.m.
Over the last half billion years, there have been five major mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on Earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. In this book the author tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no species has before. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind’s most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond.
Monday, November 14 • 7:00 p.m.
Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity. Yet for nearly all of its six million years of existence, human society had none of these things. While the gulf that divides us from our primitive ancestors may seem unbridgeably wide, we can glimpse much of our former lifestyle in those largely traditional societies still or recently in existence.