Growing Together Book Club–September 3

December 2, 2014 No Comments

Sunday, September 3  |  12:00-1:15pm
Tot Green Room

Here are the books that the Growing Together Book Club will discuss in the coming months.

September 3

Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World, by Rutger Bregman

From an Amazon review:

“Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe’s leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today.

 Rutger Bregman’s TED Talk about universal basic income seemed impossibly radical when he delivered it in 2014. His April 2017 talk continues to make the provocative case, detailing the idea’s 500-year history and even its brief success in a forgotten trial in Manitoba in the 1970s. Nearly a million views later, guaranteed basic income is being seriously considered by leading economists and government leaders the world over. It’s just one of the many utopian ideas that Bregman proves is possible today.”

October 1

An Accidental American: Memories of an Immigrant Childhood, by Ruth Gasten

Ruth is known by many of us.  She lives in Livermore and facilitates the Interfaith Interconnect group.  Ruth will be with us for the discussion.

November 5

The discussion will be on a book about white privilege. Several books are under consideration. A title will be announced later.

Newcomers are always welcome. Please contact the church office at with any questions.