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Simpson Community Book Club

The Simpson Community Book Club  will meet at 12:00 pm at Kent Campus Center in Tyler's Grille, three times in 2014 - 2015. See the books and discussion times listed below. Buy or bring your lunch!

 

To be added to the book club mailing list or to suggest future book selections, contact: Liz Grimsbo

Current Books

2015

All Iowa Reads The annual All Iowa Reads book discussion will be held at Indianola Public Library Monday, April 27th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.  The book is My name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira.

With Arms Wide Open: Stories of Nicaragua by Mark Bates (April 9th).  The meeting will be held in the Craven Room, second floor Dunn Library.  The author, Professor of Spanish, Mark Bates, will be in attendance to answer questions.

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (February 5th).  Available at Indianola Public Library online and in print.

2014

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes (December 4th).   Available at Indianola Public Library in print and audio.

Hollow City: the second novel of Miss Peregrine’s peculiar children by Ransom Riggs (October 2nd).  Available at Indianola Public Library online and in print.

Little Wolves by Thomas Maltman (April 24th selection). All Iowa Reads for 2014. The annual All Iowa Reads book discussion will be held at Indianola Public Library on Thursday, April 24 at 7:00 pm. Simpson Professor JJ Butts will be leading the discussion.

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline (March 27th selection). We will have books available for check out from the Research Assistance Center located near the computer lab in Dunn Library starting the week of Feb. 24th. The books may be kept until the March 27 meeting.

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (February 6th selection)

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (January 16th selection)

 

Subject Guide

Dunn Library Research Assistance Center