The Tipping Point is a special moment when an idea or trend goes over a threshold and spreads to the entire culture. As with fashion where a certain push will start a fashion trend so too the popularity of any product can grow with a proper stimulus of a prophetic minority. Malcolm Gladwell examines the tipping point phenomenon in this ground breaking book. Come to our discussion of Gladwell’s basic idea and perhaps test out in thought experiment whether or not his notion works.
Our group will meet in the Conference Room LL, downstairs, on Tues. April 28th at 6:30pm.
Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Sue Monk Kidd's 2014 novel, The Invention of Wings.
The novel explores the lives of abolitionist Sarah Grimke and slave Hetty "Handful" Grimke and the relationship between the two women.
In April, in celebration of National Poetry Month, we will discuss the poem "Black Zodiac" by Poet Laureate Charles Wright.
We are fortunate to have professor Margaret Soltan from the English Department of George Washington University join us: Professor Soltan has studied and written extensively on modern poetry, and is the co-author of the incandescent book, Teaching Beauty in DeLillo, Woolf, and Merrill.
Please join us for an exuberant discussion in Room 220.