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Book Club July 13: Jumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’

Book Club July 13: Jumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for a summer read? Better yet – looking for a summer read and a chance to discuss the book with others?  Why not grab a copy of Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Lowland,” and join the Webster University Book Club for their summer meeting on July 13 at noon in the Library Conference Room. Moving between […]

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Book Club: ‘The Children Act’ examines relationship between medicine, religion

Book Club: ‘The Children Act’ examines relationship between medicine, religion

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Library invites members of the Webster community to join them for the next Book Club discussion on Monday, May 4, at noon in the Library Conference Room. The novel The Children Act by Ian McEwan tells of a judge trying to untangle the clash between medicine and religion in the case of a […]

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Book Club: ‘Water 4.0’ Explores Our Relationship with the World’s Most Vital Resource March 30

Book Club: ‘Water 4.0’ Explores Our Relationship with the World’s Most Vital Resource March 30

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Library presents the next Book Club discussion on Monday, March 30, discussing Water 4.0: the Past, Present, and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource by David Sedlak from noon to 1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. Everyone is welcome! Join us as we looks at the evolution of engineering related to water, […]

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Book Club: January Selection ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Book Club: January Selection ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Library invites members of the Webster community to mark their calendars for the 2015 dates of the Webster University Book Club. All meetings are at noon in the Library Conference Room and everyone is welcome. Join us as we discuss the classic, John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, on Jan. 12 at noon […]

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Book Club: ‘The Warmth of Other Suns’ March 3

Book Club: ‘The Warmth of Other Suns’ March 3

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Library will host a the next Book Club discussion Monday, March 3, discussing The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. Synopsis from the cover of the book: “Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one the […]

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Book Club Discusses Ethical Decisions During Hurricane Katrina Crisis Jan. 27

Book Club Discusses Ethical Decisions During Hurricane Katrina Crisis Jan. 27

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Looking for a compelling read over the holiday break? Consider picking up the next Webster University Book Club title: Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink. Then join the Book Club on Jan. 27, at noon, in the Library Conference Room to discuss ethics in disaster settings and […]

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Book Club Discussion: ‘Genome’ with Kim Kleinman Nov. 12

Book Club Discussion: ‘Genome’ with Kim Kleinman Nov. 12

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Library will host a special book club discussion Tuesday, Nov. 12, at noon, joined by the Beginning to Commence First Year Seminar class. Professor Kim Kleinman, assistant director of Academic Advising and science historian, will lead the discussion of Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley. Among the […]

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Book Club Discussion ‘Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie’ May 6

Book Club Discussion ‘Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie’ May 6

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The next discussion of the Webster University Book Club takes on Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss. Described as a biography in collage, the book blends the story of the Curies’ scientific work with the story of their lives and relationship through “visual echoes of Matisse, Gaugin, […]

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March 11: ‘Hunger Games’ Book Club Discussion

March 11: ‘Hunger Games’ Book Club Discussion

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The New York Times calls Suzanne Collins’ 2008 science fiction novel The Hunger Games “an exhilarating narrative of a future we can fear and believe in.” Please join the Webster University Book Club for a discussion of this thrilling and controversial book on March 11, noon, in the Library Conference Room (attendees are invited to […]

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Book Club Discusses ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’ Jan. 15

Book Club Discusses ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’ Jan. 15

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Join the Webster University Book Club on Jan 15, at noon, in the Library Conference room to discuss Muriel Barbery’s The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Everyone in the community is welcome to this free event. The Guardian calls The Elegance of the Hedgehog a “a crash course in philosophy interwoven with a platonic love story.” […]

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