Special Collections Book Club

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Anyone with an interest in medicine, literature or history is invited to take part in Becker Library’s Special Collections Book Club!

Every few months, we’ll hold a discussion about a novel that features medical history and look at primary sources that bring the story to life.

We’re happy to announce we’ve partnered with Left Bank Books to stock Special Collections Book Club selections and offer participants a discount during the month before and the month of each meeting.

For more information, see the Left Bank Books website. Thanks to Left Bank Books for this awesome local partnership!

Currently Reading

“Alias Grace” by Margaret Atwood (1996)
In 1843, Grace Marks is convicted for the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper. Grace claims to have no memory of the murders. An up-and-coming expert in the burgeoning field of mental illness is engaged by a group seeking her pardon.

Discussion and Primary Sources Presentation
Wednesday, July 24 at 4 p.m.
King Center, 7th Floor of Becker Library

Registration is encouraged but not required.
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Future Reading

Big news is coming soon about the Special Collections Book Club – stay tuned!

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