Book Chamber Book Choice for March

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

February 1, 2021

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance.   Join us February 16 at 6.30 p.m.the earliest possible 3rd Tuesday, to remind ourselves of life’s potential for luster, brilliance, and magnificence even amidst a wretched, ugly, and loathsome world.  Winston Churchill at his best in the Blitz.

And here’s to hoping that author Erik Larson also sneaks in a taste of Churchill’s  . . .Wisdom:When we judge or criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical.”

And, absolutely apt for the Ebell, also his. . .  Wit:  “When they told me that by the year 2100 women would rule the world, my reply was ‘Still?‘.