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Join retired professor of English Dave Collins for a discussion of "Station Eleven." Dr. Collins taught Shakespeare for more than 30 years at Westminster College and will bring this expertise to bear in speaking about the Bard's relevance in the novel's post-apocalyptic world. Come share your insights, reflections and impressions of this year's One Read selection.
Join a lively discussion of "Station Eleven" led by William Kerwin, professor of Shakespeare and early British poetry at the University of Missouri; Aurelien Mauxion, professor of sociology, anthropology and geography at Columbia College; and Kate Berneking Kogut, associate professor of English and creative writing at Stephens College, a playwright and screenwriter. Topics are expected to range widely, from Shakespeare to personal relationships to the 1918 flu epidemic.
Join local authors Kit and Cathy Salter for a discussion of "Station Eleven." Light refreshments will be served.
Join Mayor Bob McDavid and his wife Suzanne to discuss this year's One Read selection, "Station Eleven." Coffee provided.
Join us as Daniel Regional Library Board member Julie Baka leads us in a discussion of "Station Eleven." Bring a sack lunch if you wish!
Join us as we discuss this year's One Read selection, "Station Eleven," by Emily St. John Mandel. Twenty years after a deadly flu outbreak kills most of the world’s population, what survives? What matters? This haunting novel threads together the connected stories of people living before and after the end of the world into a lyrical examination of the importance of art and what it means to be human.
We'll kick off our month of One Read programs by discussing "Station Eleven" with George Hodgman, the author of "Bettyville." Mr. Hodgman, a former book editor, will share his insights about this year's One Read novel and lead an informal discussion.