UUCW Book Group “Lessons in Chemistry” Wednesday, October 11, 7 -8:30 PM in Fellowship Hall

A salmon-colored cover of Bonni Garmus' book Lessons in Chemistry with a female face wearing glasses with dirty blonde hair in a bun with a pencil through it.

The book group meets again on Wednesday, October 11 at 7 PM in Fellowship Hall.   We will discuss Bonnie Garmus’s  “Lessons in Chemistry”  The story is of an unusual female scientist trying to break into the men’s world in science in 1963.

You’re welcome if you haven’t finished the book, and even if you’ve not read it but want to listen in on the discussion.

Our books include fiction and non-fiction and are chosen by our members. Contact the Book Club at  if you want to join us and get a copy of the current reading list. All readers are welcome.

Fall/Winter Book List:

Oct. Mozart’s Starling by Lynn Haupt (Lynn Gostyla and Carole Howe) About the bond between humans and animals from the perspective of Mozart and his pet starling.

November F Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahara. (Ann) Criminal suspense.  1944 Chicago and the resettlement of Japanese Americans.

December NF   Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie—the Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR by Lisa Napoli. (Betty J)

January F Woodrow on the Bench by Jenna Blum  (Johanna Spencer) About death and dying as told through the author’s Labrador Retriever.

February NF The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson (Nancy) Traces the discovery of DNA and RNA, and the creation of the COVID-19 vaccine through the work of Nobel Prize winner scientist Jennifer Doudna and others.

– Nancy Hancock