Digital Book Club


World of Wonders
by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. 

From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction — a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us.

As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the grounds of a Kansas mental institution, where her Filipina mother was a doctor; the open skies and tall mountains of Arizona, where she hiked with her Indian father; and the chillier climes of western New York and Ohio. But no matter where she was transplanted--no matter how awkward the fit or forbidding the landscape--she was able to turn to our world’s fierce and funny creatures for guidance.

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