Through Nov. 2, UFPPC will sponsor a weekly discussion of recent books, open to all who have read them and are interested in talking about them. Beginning July 12, discussions will be held 7-9pm Mondays at the Mandolin CafÈ, 3923 S. 12th St., Tacoma.
United for Peace of Pierce County
July 12-October 25, 2004
** A UFPPC book discussion series **
Through Nov. 2, UFPPC will sponsor a weekly discussion of recent books, open to all who have read them and are interested in talking about them. The goal: to explore the present crisis in greater depth. Beginning July 12, discussions will be 7-9pm Mondays at the Mandolin CafÈ, 3923 S. 12th St., Tacoma.
Participants will need to purchase books at local bookstores or online, or find copies at local libraries.
Schedule of books to be discussed
Jul. 12 Kevin Phillips, American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush (Viking, 2004).
Jul. 19 Craig Unger, House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties (Scribner, 2004).
Jul. 26 Bob Woodward, Plan of Attack (Simon and Schuster, 2004).
Aug. 2 Evan Wright, Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War (Putnam, 2004).
Aug. 9 Not scheduled.
Aug. 16 Richard A. Clarke, Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror (Free Press, 2004)
Aug. 23 David Ray Griffin, The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11 (Interlink, 2004).
Aug. 30 James Mann, Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet (Viking, 2004).
Sept. 6 Dana Priest, The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military (Norton, 2003).
Sept. 13 Chalmers Johnson, The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (Metropolitan Books, 2004).
Sept. 20 Joel Bakan, The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power (Free Press, 2004).
Sept. 27 Catherine Lutz, Homefront: A Military City and the American Twentieth Century (Beacon, 2001).
Oct. 4 Robert McChesney, The Problem of the Media: US Communication Politics in the Twenty-First Century (Monthly Review Press, 2004).
Oct. 11 Peter Dale Scott, Drugs, Oil, and War: The United States in Afghanistan, Columbia, and Indochina (Rowman and Littlefield, 2003).
Oct. 18 Rahul Mahajan, Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond (Seven Stories Press, 2003).
Oct. 25 Anonymous, Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror (Brassey's, 2004).