Mon
May 14 2018
09:40 am

What: Books Sandwiched In welcomes Umoja Abdul-Ahad
When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Where:

Umoja300a.jpgJoin Umoja Abdul-Ahad for a discussion of Muslims and the Making of America by Amir Hussain on Wednesday, May 23, noon–1:00 in the East Tennessee History Center auditorium. Bring your lunch or pick up something downtown. Drinks are available for fifty cents. Reading the book is optional.

The September 11 attacks and their aftermath have fed a fear of American Muslims, arising from the popular misconception that Islam is a new religion to America.

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Wed
Feb 21 2018
04:27 pm

What: Book Sandwiched In welcomes Dr. Mark Harmon
When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
Where: East Tennessee History Center

American Spirit Coverart.jpgJoin Dr. Mark Harmon for a discussion of The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For by David McCullough. Bring your lunch or pick up something downtown. Drinks are available for fifty cents. Reading the book is optional. Books Sandwiched In is generously sponsored by the Friends of Knox County Public Library.

"David McCullough, twice recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, is a national treasure," Harmon said. "His latest, The American Spirit, shows that this historian not only can write compelling books, but also can take a routine speech and make it into an uplifting tale about humanity."

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