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Other Faculty of Education Summer Book Gathering 2014-08-26 19:00:00

Please join the Faculty of Education alumni, staff, and faculty for our annual summer book gathering and discussion under the ‘twinkle lights’ in our outdoor courtyard.

The books we will be discussing are:

1. Our new Dean, Dr. Ralf St. Clair’s pick: Perfume by Patrick Suskind.

2. Your favourite short story pick. We’d love to hear which short story collection you would recommend and why! And if you are looking for suggestions, some great short story collections are:

  • Numerous collections by Alice Munro, Canada’s recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature (Dear Life is her latest collection)
  • Collections by Saskatchewan born Guy Vanderhaeghe: Things as They Are; Man Descending
  • Collections by Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri: Unaccustomed Earth; Interpreter of Maladies
  • Kilter: 55 Fictions (UVic author John Gould)
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories (Ernest Hemingway)
  • The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories (Roch Carrier)
  • Numerous collections by Nadine Gordimer (Nobel Prize recipient in Literature)

Please register to adadmin@uvic.ca by Monday, August 25th. We hope to see you there and Happy Reading!

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Outside courtyard between A wing and D wing
Times 19:00:00 to 21:00:00

There is no fee for this event.

Sponsor Wanda Hurren
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