UAB Booktalk returns for the 2018-19 year

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booktalkJoin the Department of English for monthly Booktalk meetings 6-7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month in Humanities Building Room 237. The meetings are open to the Birmingham community; all are welcome.

Books are selected by English faculty and instructors, who also lead the discussions.

Discounted copies of all titles will be available at Little Professor Books in Homewood. Just mention UAB Booktalk when purchasing.

For more information, email Sherman Victor Camp,

The book selections and discussion leaders for the 2018-19 academic year:

Oct. 2

Book: “Howl's Moving Castle” by Diana Wynne-Jones

Discussion leader: Kerry Madden-Lunsford

Nov. 6

Book: “The Fall Guy” by James Lasdun

Discussion leader: Gale Temple

Dec. 4

Book: “The Vain Conversation” by Anthony Grooms

Discussion leader: James Braziel

Feb. 5

Book: “Mezzanines” by Matthew Olzmann

Discussion leader: Shelly Cato

March 5

Book: “Swamplandia!” by Karen Russell

Discussion leader: Peter Bellis

April 2

Book: “Priestdaddy: A Memoir” by Patricia Lockwood

Discussion leader: Kieran Quinlan

May 7

Book: “Less” by Andrew Sean Greer

Discussion leader: William Hutchings