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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. Our theme for this year is Ethics & Values - the theme for May Term 2016.

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


The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway (April 14).

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (March 17).

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (February 11).

God of Small Things by Arundrati Roy (January 14).


Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (December 10).

White Teeth by Zadie Smith (November 12).

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan (October 8).

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen (September 10).

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.



Subject Guide

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