WashU Libraries Virtual Book Club: ‘The Signature of All Things’

The WashU Libraries Book Club explores both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. August's selection is "The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert.

Get comfy and join us from home via Zoom as we explore titles focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare book, and literature. August's selection is The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert.

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

Set against the social and political changes of the 18th and 19th centuries, the novel follows the story of Alma Whittaker. As a talented botanist, Alma is fascinated by the new theory of evolution; the painter she falls in love with, Ambrose Pike, is interested in spirituality and magic.

The book club will begin with a presentation of botanical texts held at Becker Medical Library followed by a discussion. Free and open to all!


August 18th, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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