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Stanford Book Salon

Bookworms unite! Each quarter, 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.

Ready to devour and digest the latest and greatest reads? Join Book Salon today.

2017 Fall Quarter

The Sympathizer
by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Hosted by: Michaela Bronstein, assistant professor of English

2018 Winter Quarter

The Three-Body Problem
by Liu Cixin (translated by Ken Liu)

Hosted by: Karla Oeler, associate professor (teaching) of art & art history

2018 Spring Quarter

The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck

Hosted by: Gavin Jones, Rehmus Family Professor in the Humanities


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