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Conversation with Books
April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT$25.00
Welcome to our always-popular Conversation with Books, a lively discussion of exciting current literature – better than ever this year with a return to in-person conversations and refreshments to share with friends!
As always, our discussion is led by a panel from St. Catherine University, this year including Ruth Brombach, St. Kate’s alumni liaison and member of the Friends of the SPCO; Corrine Burrel, alumni relations officer and library science specialist; Judie Flahavan, retired educator and businesswoman; and Kristen Lillvis, division chair of Arts and Humanities and Professor and Muellerleile Endowed Chair in English.
Fiction discussed will include the following:
Geraldine Brooks, Horse, Viking, 2022
Ruth Ozeki, The Book of Form and Emptiness, Viking, 2021
Ali Smith, Companion Piece, Pantheon Books, 2022
Charmaine Wilkerson, Black Cake, Ballantine Books, 2022
Non-fiction and poetry:
C.J. Hauser, The Crane Wife: A Memoir in Essays, Doubleday, 2022
Kendra James, Admissions, Grand Central Publishing, 2022
Zhuquing Li, Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden: Two Sisters Separated by China’s Civil War, W.W. Norton & Co., Inc., 2022
Mai Der Vang, Yellow Rain, Graywolf Press, 2021
Date, Time: Thursday, April 27, 1pm to 3 pm
Place: Mount Zion Temple, 1300 Summit Ave., Saint Paul. (Use parking lot on Syndicate and Summit; enter by Summit Ave. doors.)
Cost: $25 per person, including refreshments. No refunds.
Get Tickets: $25 per person