Stanford Book Salon
Bookworms unite! Each month, 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.
The Martian by Andy Weir
Hosted by: Roger Romani, professor of physics and a member of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology
A Woman Without A Country by Eavan Boland
Hosted by: Greg Wrenn, Jones Lecturer in the Creative Writing Program
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Hosted by: Paula Moya, associate professor of English
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
Hosted by: Judy Richardson, senior lecturer in English and program coordinator for American Studies
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Hosted by: Andrea Lunsford, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of English, Emerita, and former director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric
Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
Hosted by: Blair Hoxby, associate professor of English
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