SHSNY Book Club: Michael Specter’s “Denialism”

Thursday, February 18th 2010 at 6:30 pm
Thursday, February 18th 2010 at 8:00 pm
Muhlenberg Library, 209 W. 23rd St (7th Ave.), Third Floor, New York, NY 10021

In "Denialism," New Yorker staff writer Specter reveals that Americans have come to mistrust institutions, especially science, more than ever. Denialists come from both ends of the political spectrum, but have one important trait in common: their willingness to replace rigorous and open-minded skepticism with inflexibile certainty of ideological commitment.

Join us even if you haven't finished reading. The book club is open to all ... and free! Every meeting is a book swap, too. Bring the books gathering dust on your shelves and take your pick of other readers' castaways. The leftovers? Donated.