Hyde Park Book Club Nobody’s Normal By Chicago born Roy Richard Grinker Monday, October 18, 2021, 7:30pm Register Here Noted Author and George Washington University professor of anthropology Roy Richard Grinker (above left) will discuss his new book Nobody’s Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, published by W. W. Norton, that [...]
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Believer chronicles David Axelrod’s journey into American politics from his early days in Hyde Park as a University of Chicago student and reporter for the Hyde Park Herald to his successful career as a political strategist, culminating with his brilliant achievements in both of President Obama’s campaigns.
Join Hyde Park Book Club in Celebrating Pulitzer Prize Winning AuthorGwendolyn Brooks 1917-2000 with Nora Brooks Blakely
Hyde Park Book Club Discussion led by Raymond Lodato,Ph.d. Monday, September 20, 2021, 7:30 pm Zoom Registration Required Register Here Believer chronicles David Axelrod’s journey into American politics from his early days in Hyde Park as a University of Chicago student and reporter for the Hyde Park Herald to his successful career as a political [...]
Celebrating Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Gwendolyn Brooks 1917-2000 with Nora Brooks Blakely Monday, August 16, 2021, 7:30 pm Zoom Registration is required: Register Here Nora Brooks Blakely (far right), daughter of Gwendolyn Brooks Blakely, will join us for an evening of shared memories about and readings from the works of the legendary author. Nora’s presentation [...]
Escape through the Pyrenees Lisa Fittko, 1910-2005 Hyde Park Book Club Monday, July 19, 2021, 7:30pm In 1948 Lisa Fittko and her husband Hans emigrated to Hyde Park. During the war, they were members of the anti-Fascist German resistance who felt impelled to risk their lives to lead refugees over the Pyrenees from German-held France [...]
Hyde Park Book Club Presents, Hyde Park author Lisa Fittko and her book Escape through the Pyrenees.admin2021-08-11T15:56:44+00:00
Hyde Park Book Club Presents, Hyde Park author Lisa Fittko and her book Escape through the Pyrenees.
The History of Hyde Park’s Grand Hotels with Patricia Morse Sunday, July 18, 2021, 2:00-4:00 pm Zoom Registration is required: Register Here Join Patricia Morse for a 45-minute Zoom presentation on the history of Hyde Park‘s hotels, followed by a question and answer period. From Paul Cornell’s hotel at the birth of Hyde Park through [...]
Hyde Park Book Club Upcoming Events September-November 2021 Monday, September 20, 2021, 7:30 via Zoom. We will be examining Believer: My Forty Years in Politics by David Axelrod. Leading the discussion will be University of Chicago lecturer Dr. Ray Lodato. “A portrait of political campaigning that is more like what we hope than [...]