Join Sittrea in the Readings Gallery on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 for an OPEN Book Chat. Authors DO NOT attend. Bring a latte and enjoy! Everyone welcome.
Wednesday, May 9, 1:00pm
Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow's biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today's America is the result of Hamilton's countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time.
Wednesday, June 13, 1:00pm
This stunning historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West.
Wednesday, July 11, 1:00pm
A dashing young orator during the Great Hunger of the 1840s, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony for life. But two years later he was "back from the dead" and in New York, instantly the most famous Irishman in America. Meagher's rebirth included his leading the newly formed Irish Brigade in many of the fiercest battles of the Civil War.
Wednesday, August 8, 1:00pm
David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly, Wilbur and Orville Wright.