"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: Saturday, February 3
Cost: $25 per person. Groups of 5+ receive a $5/person discount. Registration available starting December 1.
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 following is the list of books discussed at Conversation with Books in February 2017. A book list for the winter 2018 event will be posted here as soon as it's available.
|La Rose||Louise Erdrich||HarperCollins Publishers||2016|
|The Women's Room||Marilyn French||Random House||1977|
|Good Night, Mr. Wodehouse||Faith Sullivan||Milkweed Editions||2015|
|The Underground Railroad||Colson Whitehead||Doubleday||2016|
|Citizen: An American Lyric||Claudia Rankine||Graywolf Press||2014|
|The Last Goodnight||Howard Blum||HarperCollins Publishers||2016|
|The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks||Terry Tempest Williams||Farrar, Strausand Giroux||2016|
|The Song Poet||Kao Kalia Yang||Henry Holt and Company||2016|
|Lab Girl||Hope Jahren||Alfred A. Knopf||2016|