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History Of The CCT Book Group

As our 5 th season comes to a close, we wanted to create a record of the book selections we have enjoyed over the years. As with so many of ...

DEAD WAKE by Erik Larson


On May 1, 1915, with World War I entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool. But an array of forces both grand and achingly small all converged to produce one of the great disasters of history. Author Erik Larson is a journalist who writes nonfiction books that read like novels, and this bestseller is no exception.

ROBERT E. LEE and ME by Ty Seidule


Author Ty Seidule grew up revering Robert E. Lee. Now, as a retired Brigadier General and Professor Emeritus of History at West Point, his view has radically changed. Part history lecture, part meditation on the Civil War and its fallout, and part memoir, this book challenges the deeply held legends and myths of the Confederacy.

STARRY MESSENGER by Neil deGrasse Tyson


Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, author Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time – war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender , and race – in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.