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History Buffs

There's a lot to learn from the past, from bombastic battles to social struggles to ancient antiquities. Sometimes there’s no amount of fiction that can compete with the drama and majesty of human history, so let us guide you to some great books about all sorts of wonderful historical topics.

History Buff Book Club

November 30, 2017
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah…

December 28, 2017
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane AckermanEnjoy engaging discussion…

January 25, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia…

February 22, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss The Boys in the Boat:  Nine Americans and their…

March 29, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss The Ghost Map:  The Story of London's Most Terrifying…

April 26, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the…

May 31, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine,…

June 28, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff. 

July 26, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American…

August 30, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the…

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