Stanford Book Salon
Bookworms unite! Each month, this seriously unstuffy community of Stanford alumni, family and friends gathers online to read and discuss a different book handpicked by one of our renowned faculty hosts.
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Current Book - January 2016
"Wolf Hall is an award-winning historical novel by English author Hilary Mantel set during the reign of Henry VIII. It is an engaging fictionalized biography of Thomas Cromwell that vividly and skillfully recasts a character that many of us thought we already knew. The book is as fun to read as it is informative, and I look forward to sharing it with you!"
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
Hosted by: Judy Richardson, senior lecturer in English and program coordinator for American Studies
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Hosted by: Andrea Lunsford, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of English, Emerita, and former director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric
Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
Hosted by: Blair Hoxby, associate professor of English
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