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Book Club: Faulkner's 'As I Lay Dying' July 16

June 05, 2018

The Webster University Book Club's summer read is a classic novel that often appears on lists of the best literary works of the 20th century, William Faulkner’s "As I Lay Dying." Copies of the book are available for check-out at the library’s front desk. Join us on July 16 at noon in Emerson Library, room 215. All are welcome!

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Book Club: 'Rachel Carson and Her Sisters' April 23

March 27, 2018

In honor of Woodrow Wilson Fellow Dr. Robert K. Musil's April visit, Webster University Book Club will read and discuss his 2014 book, "Rachel Carson and her Sisters: Extraordinary Women who Have Shaped America’s Environment." The book examines the activists, scientists, and writers who both influenced Carson and whom she influenced. Join us on April 23 at noon in the Library Conference Room.

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Book club will meet Monday, Jan. 22 at noon.

Book Club: James Lang's 'Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty

December 20, 2017

If you are looking for a thought-provoking book to read over the holidays, consider checking out the next selection of the Webster University Book Club: "Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty by James Lang." The book discussion will take place Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at noon in the Library Conference Room. Everyone is welcome!  

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Book Club: Swedish Novel 'A Man Called Ove' March 6

January 31, 2017

Join the Webster University Book Club on Monday, March 6, as we discuss Fredrik Backman’s "A Man Called Ove." We will meet in the Library Conference Room at noon. This Swedish novel tells the story of a grumpy, solitary man whose world changes drastically when a friendly young family moves in next door. Kirkus Reviews calls this a charming debut novel. Everyone is welcome!

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Book Club: 'The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat' Nov. 15

October 31, 2016

Join the Webster University Book Club at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Library Conference Room for a discussion of a modern classic of medical case histories, "The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat: and Other Clinical Tales" by Oliver Sacks. The Kirkus Review called Sacks “A neurologist who writes with wit and zest,” and claimed the book "will inform and entertain anyone, especially those who find medicine an intriguing and mysterious art.”

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