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Book Group

This year, our monthly book will continue with online meetings at 7:00 pm on the First Tuesday of the month. To receive login details for our Zoom sessions, please RSVP with the form below or send an email to info@norwoodhistoricalsociety.org . Please note that copies of our selected books are available to participants via the Morrill Memorial Library.

We are also holding a special series of meetings focussed on Norwood history books, as part of our celebration of the 1872 incorporation of the town. ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN!

Books schedule for 2021-2022

7 September 2021Colin Woodward, Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier
5 October 2021Carol F. Karlsen, The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England
2 November 2021Eve LaPlante, American Jezebel: The Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson, the Woman Who Defied the Puritans
7 December 2021Henry David Thoreau, Short Essay on Civil Obedience & Slavery in Massachusetts
4 January 2022Jane Goodrich, The House at Lobster Cove
1 February 2022Stephen Kendrick, Sarah’s Long Walk: The Free Blacks Of Boston And How Their Struggle For Equality Changed America
1 March 2022Louisa May Alcott, Transcendental Wild Oats
5 April 2022Allison Hepler, McCarthyism in the Suburbs: Quakers, Communists, and the Children’s Librarian
3 May 2022Donald Hall, String Too Short to be Saved: Memories of a Disappearing New England


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