Adelante! Book Group

The Adelante! Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of each month at Arlis’s Restaurant, 1525 Cornwall Ave. in Bellingham, at 12:30.

 We read a wide variety of books and welcome newcomers!  For more
information, contact is Gwen Parker, 360-933-4314.

Adelante Book Schedule:

February (all 3 will be discussed; choose one or more) 
– “Why They Marched” Susan Ware
– “The Women’s Hour: The Fight to Win the Vote”  Elaine Weiss 
– “Votes For Women” Winifred Conklin

– “Maid” Stephanie Land (memoir dealing with working out of poverty and education)

– “Dark Money” Jane Mayer (political – billionaires behind the rise of the radical right)


– “Rubyfruit Jungle” Rita Mae Brown (semi autobiographical /gender identity; considered a classic)


– “Kopp Sisters on the March”  Amy Stewart (historical fiction set in US)


– “Half of a Yellow Sun” Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche (historical fiction outside US)


-“Old Baggage” Lissa Evans (historical fiction outside the US; suffragette)


-“The Soul of Care” Arthur Kleinman (emotional and moral aspects of caretaking)

October (choose either one to read; set in South America, one historic fiction, one history)

– “In the Time of the Butterflies” Julia Alvarez

– “El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America” Carrie Gibson

November  – No meeting 

December 3, (1st Thursday date change)

– “White Fragility” Robin DiAngelo

January 2021

– “Good Kings, Bad Kings” Susan Nussbaum  (disability)

February 2021

– “When Books Went to War” Mollie Guptill (While Nazis burned books, US librarians campaigned to send small paperbacks to US troops)