Book Group

Ryerson Reads

with Professor Benjamin Goluboff

For 13 years, Ryerson Reads has been a vibrant group of nature enthusiasts who meet for lively discussions of American environmental literature. The book talks are led by Benjamin Goluboff, professor of English at Lake Forest College and an expert in American literature. Insightful and informative discussions cover the historical context, impact and influence of important works in the environmental literature movement.

2017-18
The Peregrine Returns
The Nature Fix
A Sense of Wonder
The Peregrine Returns

Sunday, August 13
1-3pm

The Peregrine Returns: The Art and Architecture of an Urban Raptor Recovery

by Mary Hennen with illustrations by Peggy Macnamara

Wednesday, Sept. 13
7:30-9pm

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

by Florence Williams

Sunday, November 19
1-3pm

A Sense of Wonder

by Rachel Carson

Wednesday, January 10
7:30-9pm

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World

by Peter Wohlleben

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