On September 12 at 2:30 p.m. Book Group will study Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science’s great hope in the quest to conquer this elusive disease. It’s a captivating medical mystery that sheds light on a topic so many face: mental illness. But most of all, it is an unforgettable lesson in what it means to be a family. 

Save the date: On October 10 we will discuss The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet.