Studying the History of the Supreme Court

My latest "can't put down" book is The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin (2007). I have always been interested in court cases (blame Perry Mason!) as well as politics so I thought this might make a good book discussion book. (It would.) My interest then led me to … Continue reading Studying the History of the Supreme Court

Library Field Trip to Harvard

On July 20, some of the members of the Book Discussion group joined the Council on Aging to visit Harvard and the Natural History Museum. In April we had read William Martin's Harvard Yard -- a story about a fictional family with tie to Harvard and a lost Shakespeare folio. The book really made us … Continue reading Library Field Trip to Harvard