Kepler's Literary Foundation organizes a number of discussion groups each month on a wide range of topics, including Big Ideas, current fiction, Spanish Literature and more. All discussion groups are hosted by staff from Kepler's Books or community volunteers, and are free and open to the public. Join the discussion!
This month the Daytime Fiction group will be discussing Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard Thaler
An arresting, frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic discipline back down to earth and change the way we think about economics, ourselves, and our world.
Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates recaptures the Barbary Wars, this forgotten war that changed American history with a real-life drama of intrigue, bravery, and battle on the high seas and inspired the Marine Corps hymn: "From the Halls of Montezuma to the Shores of Tripoli."
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
Beginning in prewar Shanghai of the 1930s, Shanghai Girls tells an emotional story of two sisters who are 'pawned' in arranged marriages and sent to America as payment for a family debt.
Diálogo de conversos by Ampuero and Rojas
El respeto irrestricto a la libertad e integridad del ser humano asi como la reivindicacion de la tolerancia permean estas paginas en las que Roberto Ampuero y Mauricio Rojas conversan en torno a su evolucion politica desde el marxismo de los anos sesenta a las ideas liberales que hoy profesan.
A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down by Robert Laughlin
A truly mind-bending book from a Nobel Laureate that shows us why everything we think about fundamental physical laws needs to change.