September 05, 2013

UAB hosts book discussions

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Each month, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of English hosts a book discussion titled BookTalk. Led by an English instructor or professor, the meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month from 6-7 p.m. in the Henley Room on the 2nd floor of the Mervyn Sterne Library, 917 13th Street S. The events are free and open to the public:

Oct. 1 – Randy Blythe, Ph.D.: “Three Tales” by Gustave Flaubert
Nov. 5 – Jay Jessee, Ph.D.: “A Lost Lady” by Willa Cather
Dec. 3 – Miriam Bellis, Ph.D.: “Straight Man” by Richard Russo
Feb. 4 – Danny Siegel, Ph.D.: “N.W.” by Zadie Smith
March  4 – Cassandra Ellis, Ph.D.: “The Art of Fielding” by Chad Harbach
April 1 – Randa Graves, Ph.D.: “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich
May 6 – Bill Hutchings, Ph.D.: “Talking it Over” by Julian Barnes

For more information, contact Bellis at or Ellis at

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