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The Book of Hope – 4.5 stars


An optimistic book for depressing times

The RCMG Book Club read and discussed The Book of Hope by Jane Goodall at the May discussion. A half dozen volunteers read the book and shared their thoughts in small group discussion.

Reader Poll

  1. Enjoyable—4.5 out of 5 stars

  2. Educational— 4 out of 5 stars

  3. Recommended—4.5 out of 5 stars

Reader Comments

What the readers liked most about this book:

  • Jane is very reassuring that humankind can turn things around about climate change.

  • Jane Goodall is such a brilliant, yet humble person. It is so easy to listen to her and believe!

  • The easy conversation between Goodall and Abrams and the quiet optimism Goodall shares while emphasizing hope and action are linked.

  • This book gave me hope in these times of trouble, despair and hardship. Very informative.

  • An optimistic book for depressing times.

Next Book Club Discussion – July 26, 2022

The July Book of the Month is The Nature Principle by Richard Louv.


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