Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Monster Calls

Our next selection is A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. This is a young adult novel recommended by Anja, and it looks to be a great read. We will next meet January 26, 8:30 pm at Anja’s house in Salt … Continue reading

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Reading good literature helps develop empathy for others

Here is a nice blog post by my colleague in the College of Humanities on the ability for literary fiction to help readers develop empathy for others. Read the comments as well.

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Reminder: Meeting tomorrow and butter tasting

We will meet tomorrow evening, Tuesday, December 8, 8:30 pm at my place, to discuss the book Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace. We will also be doing a butter tasting. I have managed to round up 9 different … Continue reading

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