WashU Libraries Virtual Book Club: ‘People of the Book’

The WashU Libraries Book Club explores both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. April's selection is "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks.

The WashU Libraries Book Club is now virtual!

Get comfy and join us from home via Zoom as we explore titles focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare book, and literature. Aprils's selection is  "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks.

Registration is required! Register here to get access to virtual book club meetings.

When asked to conserve the priceless and famed Sarajevo Haggadah, Hannah Heath jumps at the chance to work with the beautiful Jewish text. She unlocks the books mysteries and past through her conservation work, learning about the extraordinary illuminations, the Catholic priest who saved it from burning, and the man who risked his life to save the book from the Bosnian war.

Special guest Danielle Creech, head of preservation, digitization, and exhibitions, will give a brief presentation on conservation and preservation at WashU and lead discussion of the novel.

Free and open to all!


April 28th, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Zoom link will be provided before the session
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