Sustainable Eco-Living Book Discussion: Hope in the Dark: Untold Stories, Wild Possibilities

April 15, 2010 - 12:00am to 1:30am

Hope in the Dark: Untold Stories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit
Facilitated by EcoLiving

Solnit argues persuasively activism and dissent is far healthier today than many believe. Activists often fail to recognize the power of their activity and her goal is "to throw out the crippling assumptions with which many activists proceed." Using examples such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Zapatista uprising, the successful protests against nuclear testing in Nevada and others, she makes the case that we have the power to change the world.

Everyone is welcome. The Book Club is free, you can drop in or register using with your library card online to ensure a seat at or by calling 403-260-2620.

Upcoming Book Discussions

Living Green:  Communities that Sustain by Jennifer Fosket   - May 12, 2010
Facilitated by Noel Keough, Founder and Director of Sustainable Calgary

The book features communities that explicitly integrate social and human factors into their design and planning, and examines the impact living in these communities has on personal health, well-being and the capacity for pursuing sustainability. It includes interviews with developers, architects and residents, highlighting personal ideals and efforts to pursue a sustainable lifestyle.

Sustainable Calgary and the EcoLiving Fair acknowledge the support of the Calgary Public Library with this project.

PLEASE NOTE: copies of current books are available at the 4th Floor Information Desk, Castell Central Library. Call to check availability  (403) 260-2785


4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB