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Chat and Chew Virtual Book Club - My Own Words by Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Chat & Chew" book club continues discussion for Justice Ginsberg autobiography

May 03, 2021

UA-PTC's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion book club, "Chat & Chew," will continue its discussion of My Own Words, by Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the club's next meeting at noon on Tuesday, May 11.

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to participate. To sign up or to learn more visit,

The "Chat & Chew" book club was planned and initiated by the Chancellor’s Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. For more information, contact Adora Curry at [email protected].

About My Own Words, by Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

My Own Words “showcases Ruth Ginsburg’s astonishing intellectual range” (The New Republic). In this collection Justice Ginsburg discusses gender equality, the workings of the Supreme Court, being Jewish, law and lawyers in opera, and the value of looking beyond US shores when interpreting the US Constitution. Throughout her life Justice Ginsburg has been (and continues to be) a prolific writer and public speaker. This book’s sampling is selected by Justice Ginsburg and her authorized biographers Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams, who introduce each chapter and provide biographical context and quotes gleaned from hundreds of interviews they have conducted.

Witty, engaging, serious, and playful, My Own Words is a fascinating glimpse into the life of one of America’s most influential women and “a tonic to the current national discourse” (The Washington Post).

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