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"We have heard that truth is stranger than fiction," Rutledge told TeleRead in a recent email. "That may be the case, but until you have cracked open a
As part of the 2016 Big Read in the St. Croix Valley in Minnesota, these library clubs have already planned events using a few engaging and provocative book selections to discuss the power of literature to wrestle with the vexing environmental questions of our time, according to Rutledge.
''The programming is all stemming from ArtReach St. Croix's multi-disciplinary and valley-wide partnerships," she said.
The first event will feature an anthology of climate-themed short stories, with a forward by Bill McKibben, titled ''I'm With the Bears: Short Stories from a Damaged Planet."
The second novel the Minnesota
''In 'Flight Behavior,' Kingsolver traces the unforeseen impact of global climate change on the ordinary citizens of one rural community," Rutledge said.
When I asked how the book club idea took shape, Rutledge told me that she first heard about the