The Library Book Club is pleased to announce its sixth year of book talks and discussions, featuring works chosen to give pleasure, and just maybe, a little instruction. As always, we have tried to select a list that will appeal to a variety of interests, with both classics and contemporary works.Regent Theatre’s 2012-2013 season: On Wednesday, October 10 at 1:00, President Campo will lead a discussion of Shakespeare and The Tempest. In April, Rabbi Dr. Israel Zoberman will present an introduction to Yiddish literature and Sholem Aleichem, whose collection of stories, Tevya the Dairyman formed the basis for the musical Fiddler on the Roof. One additional special event In November will be a screening of John Houston’s magnificent film of “The Dead,” the final story in James Joyce’s Dubliners. Professor of Cinema & Television Andrew Quicke will introduce and lead a discussion about the film.
We begin our season on Friday, September 28 at 12:00, with Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. Dr. Susannah Clements, from the Department of Language and Literature, will lead the discussion.
Here it the complete schedule for 2012-2013:
|Month||Author||Title||Date & Time|
|August – September||Jane Austen||Mansfield Park||September 28 at 12:00|
|October||William Shakespeare||The Tempest||October 10 at 1:00|
|November – December||James Joyce||Dubliners||November 9 at 12:00|
|November – December||John Huston, director||The Dead||November 9 at 6:30 p.m.|
|January – February||Pearl Buck||The Good Earth||T.B.D.|
|March||Willa Cather||My Ántonia||T.B.D.|
|April||Sholem Aleichem||Tevya the Dairyman||T.B.D.|
|May||Rebecca Skloot||The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks||May 31 at 12:00|
|June – July||Barbara Kingsolver||The Poisonwood Bible||T.B.D.|