WashU Libraries Launches New Book Club Series


Join us as we explore both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books, and literature. Book Clubs will begin with a showcase of collection materials related to the reading, followed by a discussion of the book.

Free and open to all!

Fall 2019 Book Club Selections:

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Wednesday, Sept. 25
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Washington University Danforth Campus
John M. Olin Library
Special Collections Classroom
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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard
Wednesday, October 16
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Washington University Danforth Campus
John M. Olin Library
Newman Exploration Center
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The Alchemist’s Daughter by Katharine McMahon
Wednesday, November 20
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Washington University Medical Campus
Becker Medical Library
King Center,7th Floor
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Tips for Finding These Books

WashU Libraries Book Club titles will be on reserve and available for checkout at John M. Olin Library and can also be found at local libraries such as St. Louis Public LibrarySt. Louis County Library branches, and the University City Library. Book Club books can also be purchased at a discount at Left Bank Books.

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