Book Club – Jan 7. All are Welcome!

When you enroll a student at TKG, you enroll the whole family. Our tradition is to offer workshops in our community and connect parents to resources to help families stay connected to this way of learning and being.

TKG Parents Bookclub! Jan 7th, 7pm

In this bookclub, we will talk about The Overstory: A Novel, by Richard Powers (purchase from this link and support TKG).

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction
Winner of the William Dean Howells Medal
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
Over One Year on the New York Times Bestseller List
A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

“The best novel ever written about trees, and really just one of the best novels, period.” ―Ann Patchett

SUMMARY
The Overstory, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of―and paean to―the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. There is a world alongside ours―vast, slow, interconnected, resourceful, magnificently inventive, and almost invisible to us. This is the story of a handful of people who learn how to see that world and who are drawn up into its unfolding catastrophe.

Discussion Questions via PBS

Our first book of the year was BRAIDING SWEETGRASS by Robin Wall Kimmerer. It kind of set us on this path of learning about indigenous wisdom. Join our Slack discussion and keep the conversation alive.

 

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