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Coming in May!


The official theme for the spring semester book club is "Slow Books." Just as the Slow Foods movement encourages eating good food that is locally sourced, Slow Books encourages reading good literature by local authors. The Magnificent Ambersons describes the changing landscape of Indianapolis -- and America -- at the turn of the century. The aristocratic, "old money" Amberson family finds themselves becoming increasingly irrelevant during the industrial age. The Magnificent Ambersons won the Pulitzer in 1918.

Next Meeting: Friday, May 16, 2014

Book: The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington

Time: noon - 1:30 PM

Location: University Library, 2115E

RSVP: Send your RSVP to Meagan Lacy <lacym@iupui.edu>. Space is limited to 16 particpants.

Ten copies are available at the checkout desk at the University Library.

 

For More Reading Recommendations...

Check out my list of recommendations at Let's Get Classical. All titles are in the public domain and are made freely accessible through Project Gutenberg.

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