Date: 1st Tuesday every month, Sep-Jun

Time: Noon

Location: Online via Zoom

Contact: Hannah Slocum (brown-bag-books+owner@uucpa.org)

Facilitator: Hannah Slocum

Registration: Not required

The Brown Bag Books group meets monthly, except in July and August. Sessions are always lively. Books chosen by the group for discussion (fiction and nonfiction alternate) are usually listed in the Order of Service and the Bulletin, as well as on bookmarks available on the patio information table on Sundays.

Upcoming Events in Brown Bag Books

  • 01/03/2023 – Brown Bag Books – Fiction :  "The Night Watchman" by Louise Erdrich 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • 02/07/2023 – Brown Bag Books – Non-Fiction:  "Davos Man:  How the Billionaires Devoured the World" by Peter Goodman 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • 03/07/2023 – Brown Bag Books – Fiction:    Stones  for Ibarra" by Harriet Doerr 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • 04/04/2023 – Brown Bag Books – Non-Fiction:  "Secrets of the Oaklands Plants and Animals Among California's Oaks"  by Kate Marianchild 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • 05/02/2023 – Brown Bag Books – 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • 06/06/2023 – Brown Bag Books – 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Brown Bag Books Archive

  • 12/06/2022 – Brown Bag Books Non-Fiction:  "The Warmth of Other Suns:  The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson
  • 11/01/2022 – Brown Bag Books Fiction:  "The Lincoln Highway" by Amor Towles
  • 10/04/2022 – Brown Bag Books Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • 09/06/2022 – Brown Bag Books The Beekeeper of Aleppo, by Christy Lefteri
  • 06/07/2022 – Brown Bag Books Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall, by Nina Willner
  • 05/03/2022 – Brown Bag Books The Music Shop, by Rachel Joyce
  • 04/05/2022 – Brown Bag Books The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and his Moral Conscience, by Kirsten Downey
  • 03/01/2022 – Brown Bag Books The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho
  • 02/01/2022 – Brown Bag Books Book Title: The Three Mothers
  • 01/04/2022 – Brown Bag Books: Stay and Fight