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VB Reads...Motherhood By the Book

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Sun, 04/14/2019 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Motherhood by the Book is led by Claire, VB staffer, mother of a 7-year-old, and stepmother of an adolescent.

The book group meets on the second Sunday of every month at 2pm on the mezzanine level, next to our poetry section and near the Book Fare Cafe, for an hour of spirited discussion of books that celebrate the trials, tribulations, and rewards of motherhood, and what it means to be a mother. This group is by no means exclusive to moms with kids still at home. We will read fiction and non-fiction, older and newer titles, all with the theme of Motherhood. Join us! Authors do not usually attend.

Sunday, April 14, 2:00pm

Vindication: A Life of Mary Wollstonecraft by Lyndall Gordon

The founder of modern feminism, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was the most famous woman of her era. A brilliant, unconventional rebel vilified for her strikingly modern notions of education, family, work, and personal relationships, she nevertheless strongly influenced political philosophy in Europe and a newborn America. Now acclaimed biographer Lyndall Gordon mounts a spirited defense of this courageous woman whose reputation has suffered over the years by painting a full and vibrant portrait of an extraordinary historical figure who was generations ahead of her time.


 

Books: 
Vindication: A Life of Mary Wollstonecraft Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780060957742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - May 2nd, 2006

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