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In This Newsletter:
Vanessa Woods - Tuesday, June 15
Louann Brizendine - Thursday, June 17
Alan Furst - Tuesday, June 22
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Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo VANESSA WOODS will discuss
Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo
Tuesday, June 15 at 7 PM

Don't miss the remarkable story of a peaceful matriarchal ape sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country reeling from a brutal decade-long war that had claimed the lives of millions. In 2005, Woods and her fiancé entered the world of a rare ape with whom we share 98.7 percent of our DNA. She soon discovered that many of the inhabitants of the sanctuary - ape and human alike - are refugees from unspeakable violence, yet bonobos live peacefully society in which females are in charge, war is nonexistent, and sex is as common and friendly as a handshake.

The Male Brain LOUANN BRIZENDINE peeks into
The Male Brain
Thursday, June 17 at 7 PM

From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain comes the eagerly awaited follow-up that demystifies the baffling male brain and overturns the stereotypes about men and boys. Dr. Brizendine, founder of the first clinic in the country to study gender differences in brain, behavior, and hormones, shows how, through every phase of life, the "male reality" is fundamentally different from the female one. She explores the latest breakthroughs in male psychology and neurology with her trademark accessibility and candor.

Spies of the Balkans ALAN FURST will read from
Spies of the Balkans
Tuesday, June 22 at 7 PM

The master of European spy fiction and author of Spies of Warsaw takes his readers to 1940 Greece - not sunny vacation Greece, but northern Greece, Balkan Greece - the city of Salonika. In that ancient port, a tense political drama is being played out. The Greek army has blocked Mussolini's invasion on the northern border - the first defeat suffered by the Nazis, who have conquered most of Europe. But Adolf Hitler cannot tolerate such freedom; the invasion is coming, it's only a matter of time, and the people of Salonika can only watch and wait. Costa Zannis, a senior police official, is at the center of this drama.

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