The UAB Department of English will kick off its annual book discussion group on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, with the science-fiction thriller Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson. BookTalk is a free, informal group that is open to the public. It begins at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month in the Mervyn Sterne Library Henley Room, 917 13th St. South.
Here are the featured books for fall 2012 and spring 2013:
Sept. 4 – Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Oct. 2 – The Tiger’s Wife: A Novel by Téa Obreht
Nov. 6 – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer
Dec. 4 – State of Wonder: A Novel by Ann Patchett
Feb. 5 – Salvage the Bones: A Novel by Jesmyn Ward
Mar. 5 – The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton
Apr. 2 – Daughters of the Dust: A Novel by Julie Dash
May 7 – Old Filth by Jane Gardam
For more information, contact Jennifer Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or 934-4250.