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LWVPA Book Discussion: How to Know a Person

Join Vicki Martin

LWVPA Book Club Facilitator


for a discussion of

How to Know a Person

by David Brooks


Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 11:30 am

Emmett's Brewing Co., 110 N. Brockway St., Palatine
[order from regular menu; separate checks]

About the book: A practical, heartfelt guide to the art of truly knowing another person in order to foster deeper connections at home, at work, and throughout our lives—from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Road to Character and The Second Mountain.

Driven by his trademark sense of curiosity and his determination to grow as a person, Brooks draws from the fields of psychology and neuroscience and from the worlds of theater, philosophy, history, and education to present a welcoming, hopeful, integrated approach to human connection. How to Know a Person helps readers become more understanding and considerate toward others, and to find the joy that comes from being seen. Along the way it offers a possible remedy for a society that is riven by fragmentation, hostility, and misperception.

The act of seeing another person, Brooks argues, is profoundly creative: How can we look somebody in the eye and see something large in them, and in turn, see something larger in ourselves? How to Know a Person is for anyone searching for connection, and yearning to be understood.

LWVPA Book Club meetings are focused and engaging discussions of fiction and nonfiction books about current social and political issues, open to LWVPA members and their guests. Our facilitators select the books and lead the discussion.

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Emmett's Brewing Co.
Emmett's Brewing Co.
110 N. Brockway St.
Palatine, IL  60067

(847) 359-1533
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Debby Brauer
Book Discussion
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No Fee

The League of Women Voters of the Palatine Area is a nonpartisan political organization and does not support any political party or candidate.