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COM Connecting Through Literature Book Club

Join us for great discussions! The group meets monthly covering a variety of genres and topics!


The goal of this monthly discussion is to strengthen our community ties and expand understanding through reading.  

The group is a collaboration between Humanities and Harrell Health Sciences Library. Come having read all, some or none of the selected books or readings for new perspectives and to step outside of your own life for a few minutes. Meetings are held over Zoom and registration is required to receive the link to attend! Meeting info will be sent by email the day before the event. 


2022/2023 Reading Selections:

Sept 14th: "Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America's Overdose Crisis" by Beth Macy Book

Facilitator: Sarah Kawasaki M.D., PSH Addiction Center

Oct 12th: "The Patron Saint of Liars" by Ann Patchett

Facilitator: Cheryl Dellasega, Ph.D, PSCOM Humanities

Nov 9th: "We Had a Little Real Estate Problem" by Kliph Nesteroff

Facilitator: Brittany Johnson

Dec 14th: "In the White Man's House" short story from "Unblinking: Stories" by Lisa Lenzo

Facilitator: Jennifer McCormick, Ph.D, PSCOM Humanities

Jan 11th: "Turtles All the Way Down" by John Green

Facilitator: Nungshitombi Chongtham, MD, PSH Psychiatry

Feb 8th: "The Rosie Project: A Novel" by Graeme Simsion

Facilitator: Kelly Thormodson, Harrell Health Sciences Library

March 8th: "What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City" by Mona Hanna-Attisha

Facilitator: Jenny LaChance, MS

April 12th: "Gender Queer" by Maia Kobabe

Facilitators: Katie Dalke and Michael Green

Books and Schedule

March 8th

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April 12th

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