"Books come alive when you talk about them, it's the only way."
— Catherine Lupori (1919-2014), professor emerita and founder of Conversation with Books
Each winter since 1965, book lovers have gathered at St. Kate's to talk about the best in new literature. Conversation with Books is an opportunity to talk about favorites from the book list, or to help decide which books to pick up next.
A book list is provided for those who wish to read the titles before the event. Advance reading of the books is not required.
All are welcome. Bring a friend, a family member, or your book club!
Date/time: Saturday, February 3, 1 p.m.
Cost: $25 per person. Groups of 5+ receive a $5/person discount.
Location: Coeur de Catherine, Rauenhorst Ballroom (third floor)
Parking: Park for free in the Overflow Guest parking lot. Enter gate 4 from Fairview Avenue. A shuttle to Coeur de Catherine will be available. Look for shuttle stop signs at the northwest corner of the Overflow Guest parking lot. Handicap parking spots located just south of Coeur de Catherine.
Dessert and beverages will be served.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-690-6666.
|The Leavers||Lisa Ko||Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill||2017|
|Behold the Dreamers||Imbolo Mbue||Random House||2016|
|News of the World||Paulette Jiles||William Morrow||2016|
|Sing, Unburied, Sing||Jesmyn Ward||Scribner||2017|
|You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me||Sherman Alexie||Brown and Company||2017|
|Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939 – 1962||Blanche Wiesen Cook||Viking||2016|
|Tell Me How It Ends||Valeria Luiselli||Coffee House Press||2017|
|The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II||Denise Kiernan||Touchstone||2014|
|Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants||Robin Wall Kimmerer||Milkweed Editions||2013|