Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

Forces of Nature

Pulitzer-winning nonfiction writers have at times looked beyond the world’s current era. Instead, the titles in this series explore humanity’s relationship to forces beyond its control, such as evolution, disease, and the planet¬ís fragile ecosystems.

Books in this Series

  • Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
  • Jared Diamond, Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Emperor of All Maladies
  • Edward O. Wilson, On Human Nature

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

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