Hi everyone! Our next meeting for the book club is Tuesday, February 10, 2009. We’re going to discuss Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, an old classic that many people may have read for school. We’ll meet in the Seminar Room (2nd Floor) of Gleeson Library from 12 noon – 1 pm. If you want … Continue reading USF Book Club Now Open To Students!
The book club has big news to announce! It is now open to students! That means we invite students, staff, and faculty to join us to discuss our pick of the month. Students — tell your friends! We are reading The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz. We will meet for the … Continue reading USF Book Club Now Open to Students!
For anyone who has ever served time in a gray cubicle (or known someone who has), here is the book that deserves a prime place in your in-box. THEN WE CAME TO THE END, by Joshua Ferris, was nominated for a National Book Award in 2007 and was chosen as the May/June pick for the … Continue reading USF Book Club: Then We Came to the End
Oh Hai! The USF Book Club’s next selection is The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie Personally I love Alexie’s poetry and spoken word performances, but I am excited about next month’s meeting because I haven’t read any of his prose. Also, the movie Smoke Signals was based off this novel. … Continue reading USF Book Club: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
The September selection for the USF Book Club is The Road by Cormac McCarthy. In addition to winning the Pulitzer Prize, this was one of the more controversial selections chosen by Oprah Winfrey for her book club, so we are bound to have a great discussion next month. We’re meeting on Tuesday Sept. 9, 2008 … Continue reading USF Book Club: The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Hi everybody! The USF Book Club is now meeting on Wed. Aug. 6, 2008 to discuss Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees. See our older post for more information. Thanks, and we hope to see you there! Continue reading Date Change: USF Book Club: Secret Life of Bees
Howdy! The USF Book Club is reading The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd for our next selection. Come join us for some laughs and discussion! We’re meeting on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 12 noon – 1 pm in the Seminar Room (2nd Fl) of Gleeson Library Bring your lunch and tell your … Continue reading The Secret Life of Bees: USF Book Club
Guido Brunetti is at it again! Join us to discuss the latest installation of this Venetian policeman’s mystery series. This time Brunetti becomes haunted by the death of a young gypsy girl. The Girl of His Dreams by Donna Leon We will meet on Tuesday July 8, 2008 from 12 noon – 1 pm in … Continue reading The Girl of His Dreams: USF Book Club (July, 2008)
So God apparently has a special place waiting for Greg Mortenson when he gets to heaven. He did all this good like building over 50 schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan and he founded the Central Asia Institute, which he uses to promote education and literacy advancement for girls in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In case God’s … Continue reading Three Cups of Tea: USF Book Club