Online Book Discussions

For Braver Angels Members

Discuss. Dissect. Share favorite quotes. Ask questions or just listen – Join us for online book discussions led by and for Braver Angels members, via Zoom video conferencing.  To suggest a book or volunteer to lead a discussion, please contact us at [email protected].

Upcoming Discussions

November 18, 8:00-9:30 pm ET: Union: A Democrat, a Republican, and a Search for Common Ground, by Jordan Blashek & Christopher Haugh. Click here to register

December 16, 8:00-9:30 pm ET: The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How WE Can Do It Again, by Robert D. Putnam. Click here to register

Resources From Prior Discussions

How to Have Impossible Conversations: A Very Practical Guide, by Peter Boghossian & James Lindsay, discussion guide

Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution, by Tucker Carlson, discussion guide

Contract to Unite America: Ten Reforms to Reclaim our Republic, by Neal Simon, discussion guide.

American Dialogue: The Founders and Us, by Joseph J. Ellis, discussion guide.

The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge & Why It Matters, discussion guide.

The Knowledge Illusion, by Steven Sloman & Philip Fernbach, discussion guide.

Why We’re Polarized, by Ezra Klein, discussion guide.

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error, video and book by Kathryn Schulz, discussion guide.

The Righteous Mind, by Jonathan Haidt, synopsis, discussion guide

Love Your Enemies, by Arthur C. Brooks, discussion guide 




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