Critical Issues Book Group

Read and discuss nonfiction works on U.S. and global issues, and some history. Topics will include some familiar to participants of the Great Decisions programs, but will not focus on political agenda nonfiction.

The group meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the James H. LaRue – Highlands Ranch Library Reading Lounge.


Our selections for the year are:

Date (2015) Title Author
January 26 Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution Laurence Tribe
February 23 The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap Matt Taibbi
March 23 Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East Scott Anderson
April 27 The Impulse Society Paul Robert
May 25 No meeting. The library is closed for Memorial Day.
June 22 Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: a Memoir Christopher Hill
July 27 Ghettoside: a True Story of Murder in America Laurence Tribe
August 24 America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System Steven Brill
September 28 Just Mercy: a Story of Justice and Redemption Bryan Stevenson
October 26 Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China Evan Osnos
November 23 Our Divided Political Heart E.J. Dionne