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Start: 11:30 am
End: 1:00 pm
The Socratic Dialogue is a search for truth by questioning, probing, defining terms and clarifying meanings of important, complex questions. Any participant may propose a question to be discussed using the Socratic dialogue. One question is chosen for discussion during each session. The resulting discussion provides an opportunity to improve our individual and collective skills of civil discourse. We invite you to join in. Socrates Cafe meets in the Readings Gallery every first and third Sunday from 11:30 am to 1 pm.
JO DEURBROUCK, ANYTHING WORTH DOING: A TRUE STORY OF ADVENTURE, FRIENDSHIP & TRAGEDY ON THE LAST OF THE WEST'S GREAT RIVERS
Start: 4:00 pm
Anything Worth Doing concerns the storyworthy lives of two whitewater raft guides who believe that "anything worth doing is worth overdoing," and spent ten years trying to prove it on the West's great wilderness rivers. Their adventures evolve from lovely, to (arguably) weird, to tragic. David James Duncan praised the book, calling it "…a white-knuckled adventure classic." Anything Worth Doing just won the 2012 National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography. Learn more about the award at http://www.noba-web.org/books12.htm and about the book at www.anythingworthdoing.com. Jo Deurbrouck worked as a wilderness whitewater raft guide for twelve years. She remains a frequent wanderer down the rivers, up the mountains, and through the deserts and canyons of the West. She has contributed to the Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Calgary Sun, Paddler Magazine, Creative Nonfiction and other publications. She holds a M.A. in English from Boise State University. She lives in the whitewater and wilderness state of Idaho.