We meet the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm in the Library Board Room.
Everyone is welcome!
Upcoming Novel Conversations
Thursday, September 21 : The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
Dorian Gray, the subject of an oil painting by the artist Basil Hallward, wishes that the painting age instead of him. Dorian gets his wish, but the portrait becomes a mirror of his true self, which begins to grow ugly and cruel. Many people considered Wilde’s novel indecent when first published in 1890.
Thursday, October 19 : The Butterfly Mosque - G. Willow Wilson
Journalist G. Willow Wilson relates the remarkable story of her conversion to Islam and her marriage to an Egyptian man in a volatile post –9/11 world in this year’s One Community, One Book Selection. Wilson will speak at Hancher on October 8 at 2 pm as part of the Iowa City Book Festival. One Community, One Book is a project of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights.