Science Book Club for the Curious:

Are you looking for good conversation about science and health? Do you love books? We’ve got the perfect opportunity for you! This reading group is designed specifically for those who are interested in the impact that science and health has on our communities and the lives we live.


Winter 2019/2020 Schedule

3rd Monday of each month from 7-8M at the Greenfield Public Library

November 18: Why we sleep: unlocking the power of sleep and dreams, Matthew Walker

January 20: Quakeland, by Kathryn Miles

February 17: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman

March 16: The Brain: The Story of You, by David Eagleman

April 20: 7-8 PM: Glow Kids, by Nicholas Kardaras

May 18: Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space by Janna Levin

Recommended Book List:

(These books were previously read in the Science Book Club for the Curious)

  • The Deepest Well, Nadine Burke Harris

  • Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon, Craig Nelson

  • Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth, Adam Frank

  • Evicted, Matthew Desmond

  • How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian

  • Tale of Jump-started Evolution, Lee Alan Dugatkin

  • Silent Spring, Rachel Carson

  • Pandora's Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong, Paul Offit

  • My Two Elaines, Martin Schreiber

  • Storm in a Teacup, Helen Czerski

  • In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan

  • Dreamland, Sam Quinones

  • The Death and the Life of the Great Lakes, Dan Egan

  • Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Sloot

  • Close Encounters with Humankind, by Sang-Hee Lee

  • Why we sleep: unlocking the power of sleep and dreams, Matthew Walker